PMID: 7396069Jun 1, 1980Paper

Oncocytic carcinoid tumor of the lung

The American Journal of Surgical Pathology
J L SklarK G Bensch

Abstract

We report a bronchial tumor composed of a mixture of oncocytes and carcinoid tumor cells; the latter formed ribbons and pseudoglandular structures in the fashion of a carcinoid tumor. Ultrastructurally, the oncocytic cells showed large numbers of mitochondria but no neurosecretory granules. Although the stem cell of the pulmonary K-cell is unknown, our findings support the notion that both the pulmonary endocrine cells and the oncocytes arise from it.

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