Jun 16, 2000

Lung tumors with neuroendocrine morphology. A perspective for the new millennium

Radiologic Clinics of North America
D B Flieder, M F Vazquez

Abstract

Pulmonary neuroendocrine cell proliferations represent a spectrum of lesions ranging from reactive processes to highly malignant carcinomas. The histogenesis and classification of these lesions is controversial and confusing. Radiologists are performing many diagnostic fine needle aspirations and biopsies, and must be familiar with these tumors. This article describes the various lesions and provides guidelines for their differential diagnosis.

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Neuroendocrine Tumors
Science of Morphology
Neoplasms
Neurosecretory Systems
Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell
Differential Diagnosis
Malignant Paraganglionic Neoplasm
Pulmonary Aspiration
Lung Diseases
Biopsy

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