The Journal of Bucharest College of Physicians and the Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences

Diagnostic Challenges in Atypical Pulmonary Carcinoid


The spectrum of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) of the lung is wide and heterogeneous, ranging from well-differentiated bronchial neuroendocrine tumors to highly malignant and poorly differentiated small cell lung cancer and large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma. NETs of the lung share both morphologic and immunohistochemical characteristics with neuroendocrine tumors. […]