[Content of endocrine cells of the APUD-system of the lungs in cancer of that organ].

@article{Blinova1988ContentOE,
  title={[Content of endocrine cells of the APUD-system of the lungs in cancer of that organ].},
  author={S A Blinova},
  journal={Arkhiv patologii},
  year={1988},
  volume={50 9},
  pages={46-50}
}
Pulmonary tissue samples were obtained from 17 patients operated on for cancer of the lungs. The samples were subjected to Grimelius argyrophil reaction to detect apud cells. These occurred in clusters and solitary cells in lung tissue adjacent to that involved with cancer. Numerous apud cells were found in 4 out of 12 patients with squamous cell carcinoma and in 1 out of 5 patients with adenocarcinoma. Apud cell hyperplasia occurred more frequently in large tumors with metastases to the lymph… CONTINUE READING