Neuroendocrine tumors (carcinoid and neuroendocrine carcinoma) presenting at extra-appendiceal sites in childhood and adolescence.

@article{Broaddus2003NeuroendocrineT,
  title={Neuroendocrine tumors (carcinoid and neuroendocrine carcinoma) presenting at extra-appendiceal sites in childhood and adolescence.},
  author={Russell R. Broaddus and Cynthia E Herzog and Martin J. Hicks},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={127 9},
  pages={1200-3}
}
OBJECTIVE Epithelial neuroendocrine neoplasms arising outside the appendix are extremely rare in the pediatric population. We reviewed the clinicopathologic characteristics of 13 carcinoid tumors and neuroendocrine carcinomas presenting at extra-appendiceal sites to better characterize this rare set of neoplasms in childhood. DESIGN The pathology archives of M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and Texas Children's Hospital were searched for cases of carcinoid tumor and neuroendocrine carcinoma… CONTINUE READING