Small bowel (small intestine)
Neuroendocrine carcinoma

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 21 February 2018, last major update August 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Neuroendocrine carcinoma[TIAB] small bowel

Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Neuroendocrine carcinoma. website. Accessed October 19th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Usually fatal
Case reports
  • 52 year old man with collision tumor of primary adenocarcinoma and neuroendocrine carcinoma of duodenum (Rare Tumors 2012;4:e20)
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Marked pleomorphism, large irregular hyperchromatic nuclei, prominent nucleoli, tumor necrosis, frequent mitotic figures
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Nests of small cells
with uniform round
nuclei with classic salt
and pepper chromatin