Neuroendocrine Neoplasms of the Pancreas : The Pathological Viewpoint

  title={Neuroendocrine Neoplasms of the Pancreas : The Pathological Viewpoint},
  author={Noriyoshi Fukushima},
Neuroendocrine neoplasms of the pancreas are relatively rare, accounting for approximately 1–2% of all pancreatic neoplasms, and are composed of epithelial neoplastic cells with neuroendocrine differentiation. Neuroendocrine neoplasms are potentially malignant neoplasms including well-differentiated types (neuroendocrine tumors, neuroendocrine tumors) and poorly differentiated types (neuroendocrine carcinomas). The WHO classification released in 2010 led to a significant change in the grading… CONTINUE READING


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