Thoracic carcinoids: radiologic-pathologic correlation.

  title={Thoracic carcinoids: radiologic-pathologic correlation.},
  author={Melissa L Rosado de Christenson and Gerald F. Abbott and W M Kirejczyk and Jeffrey R. Galvin and William D Travis},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  volume={19 3},
Carcinoids are neuroendocrine neoplasms. Bronchial carcinoids are unusual, malignant primary neoplasms that characteristically involve the central airways and typically exhibit well-defined margins and bronchial-related growth. Bronchial carcinoids include low-grade typical carcinoids and the more aggressive atypical carcinoids. These tumors usually affect patients in the 3rd through 7th decades of life who are often symptomatic with cough, hemoptysis, or obstructive pneumonia. Bronchial… CONTINUE READING


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