Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the ovary: a case report and a brief review of the literature

@inproceedings{Ki2014LargeCN,
  title={Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the ovary: a case report and a brief review of the literature},
  author={Eun Young Ki and Jong Sup Park and Keun Ho Lee and Seog Nyeon Bae and Soo Young Hur},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2014}
}
Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNC) of the ovary, or ovarian undifferentiated non-small cell carcinoma of neuroendocrine type, is a rare entity that is frequently associated with ovarian surface epithelial tumors. Few cases have been reported in the literature. LCNC is an aggressive tumor with tendency to present at advanced stages and to cause death after a short postoperative duration. We report three cases of LCNC diagnosed histopathologically. Immunohistochemically, the tumor cells… CONTINUE READING
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