Argyrophil carcinoid tumors of the lung. Incidence, clinical study, and follow-up of 46 patients.

@article{Blondal1980ArgyrophilCT,
  title={Argyrophil carcinoid tumors of the lung. Incidence, clinical study, and follow-up of 46 patients.},
  author={T Blondal and Lars Grimelius and Eric Nou and Erik Wilander and Torkel Aberg},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1980},
  volume={78 6},
  pages={840-4}
}
Forty-nine patients with lung tumors initially diagnosed as carcinoids from their cellular appearance and arrangement were originally included in the study. The tumors of 46 of these patients showed an argyrophil reaction with the Grimelius silver stain. The three nonargyrophil tumors were reclassified as noncarcinoid tumors at further examination. The use… CONTINUE READING