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Typical pulmonary carcinoid tumour

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Typical pulmonary carcinoid tumour is a subtype of pulmonary carcinoid tumour It is an uncommon low-grade malignant lung mass that is most often in the central airways of the lung1 It is also known as typical lung carcinoid tumour, lung carcinoid, and typical lung carcinoid

Contents

  • 1 Symptoms
  • 2 Diagnosis
  • 3 Treatment
  • 4 See also
  • 5 Additional images
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links

Symptomsedit

Lung carcinoids typically present with a cough or hemoptysis2 Findings may closely mimic malignant tumours of the lung, ie lung cancer

Diagnosisedit

CT-guided biopsy of peripheral typical carcinoid tumor

The definitive diagnosis is rendered by a microscopic examination, after excision Typical carcinoids have cells with stippled chromatin and a moderate quantity of cytoplasm They typically have few mitoses and lack necrosis By definition, they are greater than 4 mm in largest dimension; smaller lesions are referred to as pulmonary carcinoid tumourlets

The differential diagnosis of typical pulmonary carcinoid tumour includes: atypical pulmonary carcinoid tumour, pulmonary carcinoid tumourlet and lung adenocarcinoma

Treatmentedit

Typical carcinoids are usually treated with surgical excision

See alsoedit

  • Pulmonary tumor
    • Lung cancer
  • Atypical pulmonary carcinoid tumour
  • Pulmonary neuroendocrine tumor

Additional imagesedit

Referencesedit

  1. ^ Meisinger, QC; Klein, JS; Butnor, KJ; Gentchos, G; Leavitt, BJ Nov 2011 "CT features of peripheral pulmonary carcinoid tumors" AJR Am J Roentgenol 197 5: 1073–80 PMID 22021498 doi:102214/AJR105954 
  2. ^ Gungor, S; Damadoglu, E; Aybatli, A; Yilmaz, A; Kir, A; Akkaya, E Jul 2006 "Typical pulmonary carcinoid tumors: presentation and outcome of 24 cases" Med Sci Monit 12 7: CR315–8 PMID 16810137 

External linksedit

  • Lung carcinoids cancerorg

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