Primary hepatic carcinoid tumor: a case report.

  title={Primary hepatic carcinoid tumor: a case report.},
  author={Yoshikuni Mizuno and Nobuhiro Ohkohchi and Kazuya Fujimori and Hideyuki Doi and Tomohiko Orii and Takeshi Asakura and Norihisa Kimura and Monika E. Pilichowska and Masafumi Inomata and Susumu Satomi},
  volume={47 32},
A case of primary hepatic carcinoid tumor is reported. A 57-year-old woman had no endocrine symptoms. Light microscopic findings revealed tumor cells forming trabecular or insular structures and demonstrating diffuse positive staining by the Grimelius method. Mucin stained with Periodic acid-Schiff (PAS) and alcian-blue was partially present in the tumor cells. Immunohistochemically, most tumor cells stained positive with chromogranin A and cytokeratin stains. Intensive and careful… CONTINUE READING