Small cell carcinoma

Reviewer: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 29 February 2016, last major update August 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Small cell carcinoma appendix
Cite this page: Small cell carcinoma. website. Accessed July 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • 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;6:4)
  • Gross images

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    Tumor surrounds and replaces the appendix without cecal involvement

    Microscopic (histologic) images

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    Hyperchromatic nuclei with nuclear molding