Small bowel (small intestine)
Neuroendocrine carcinoma

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 15 March 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Neuroendocrine carcinoma[TIAB] small bowel

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Neuroendocrine carcinoma. website. Accessed November 13th, 2019.
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

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