Atypical carcinoid tumor of the thymus: two case reports Timusun atipik karsinoid tümörü: İki olgu sunumu

  title={Atypical carcinoid tumor of the thymus: two case reports Timusun atipik karsinoid t{\"u}m{\"o}r{\"u}: İki olgu sunumu},
  author={E. Sapmaz and H. Çaylak and S. G{\"u}rk{\"o}k},
  • E. Sapmaz, H. Çaylak, S. Gürkök
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Carcinoid tumors of thymus originating from neuroendocrine cells of thymus are seen very rarely. It is three times more in male. Clinically, thymic atypical carcinoid tumor demonstrates a more aggressive course than thymic typical carcinoid tumor. The disease-free survival rate is usually worse. The primary choice of treatment is extended resection which should be achieved tumor-free resection margins. The efficacy of radiotherapy and chemotherapy is still unclear. In this article, we present… CONTINUE READING
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