Poorly differentiated small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma localized in three different endocrine glands: response to chemotherapy and octreotide LAR.


Neuroendocrine tumors represent a heterogeneous category of neoplasm, with conflicting diagnostic and therapeutic demands. We here describe the case of a 72-yr-old woman with evidence of a poorly differentiated small-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC) localized in different endocrine glands and other non-endocrine organs. In particular, a large ovarian… (More)