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Thymic Carcinoid Tumor

Known as: Carcinoid Tumor of Thymus, Thymus Carcinoid Tumor, Thymic Carcinoid 
A primary thymic neuroendocrine tumor, often associated with Cushing syndrome. Two morphologic subtypes are recognized: typical and atypical… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
PurposeAt all stages of the disease, serious difficulties are encountered in the imaging diagnosis of carcinoids. Somatostatin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Neuroendocrine tumors may occur in the setting of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) syndrome. Among these, a probably… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
CONTEXT Ectopic ACTH secretion (EAS) is difficult to diagnose and treat. We present our experience with EAS from 1983 to 2004… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND We report our initial experience with the application of robotic-assisted technologies to the treatment of diseases of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Surgery remains the mainstay of treatment for thymic epithelial tumors, and radiation and chemotherapy also have been… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Little is known of the natural history of thymic carcinoids in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1). This is important… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND A TNM classification has been established for various tumors. However, the TNM classification of thymic epithelial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We studied 80 cases of primary thymic neuroendocrine carcinomas. Most patients had symptoms; approximately one third were… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The molecular mechanisms leading to Cushing's disease are unclear. Inhibitors of cyclin-cyclin dependent kinase (CDK) complexes… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
  • Bin Tean Teh
  • Journal of internal medicine
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 22492655
Thymic carcinoid is a rare malignancy with about 150 cases reported to date. It is associated with multiple endocrine neoplasia… Expand
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