Primary hepatic carcinoid and neuroendocrine carcinoma: clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of five cases.

@article{Pilichowska1999PrimaryHC,
  title={Primary hepatic carcinoid and neuroendocrine carcinoma: clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of five cases.},
  author={Monika E. Pilichowska and Noriko Kimura and A. Ouchi and Hai Lin and Yutaka Mizuno and Hiroshi Nagura},
  journal={Pathology international},
  year={1999},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={318-24}
}
Primary hepatic carcinoid and neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC) are rare tumors. We experienced three carcinoids and two NEC originating in the liver during the past 25 years and attempted to elucidate the clinicopathological and immunohistochemical features of these tumors. The patients had no endocrine symptoms despite two of them having elevated plasma serotonin. Three of the five patients died of the tumor after operation with an average survival time of 20.6 months. All tumors were large (up… CONTINUE READING
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