Pulmonary neuroendocrine tumors

Pulmonary neuroendocrine tumors are a group of lung tumors which are of neuroendocrine cell lineage. These are thought to arise from Kulchitzky cells and range from being low to high grade.

These include:


Article information

rID: 22428
System: Oncology, Chest
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pulmonary neuroendocrine tumour
  • Neuroendocrine tumours of the lung
  • Pulmonary neuroendocrine tumors
  • Pulmonary neuroendocrine tumor
  • Neuroendocrine tumors of the lung
  • Neuroendocrine tumours of lung
  • Neuroendocrine tumors of lung
  • Neuroendocrine tumour of the lung
  • Neuroendocrine tumor of lung
  • Neuroendocrine tumor of the lung
  • Neuroendocrine tumour of lung

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: small cell lung cancer
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  • Case 2: large cell neuroendocrine tumor
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