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Small cell carcinoma

Reviewer: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 20 October 2012, last major update August 2012
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● Very rare; features of pulmonary small cell carcinoma

Case reports

● 35 year old woman with mixed small cell carcinoma and intestinal type adenocarcinoma (Am J Surg Pathol 2004;28:1233)
● 60 year old woman (World J Surg Oncol 2008 Jan 15;6:4)

Gross images

Tumor surrounds and replaces the appendix without cecal involvement

Micro images

Hyperchromatic nuclei with nuclear molding

End of Appendix > Carcinoma > Small cell carcinoma

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