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Pathology of Thymic Neuroendocrine Tumors

  • Deepali JainEmail author
  • Prerna Guleria
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Abstract

Thymic neuroendocrine neoplasms are extremely rare. Their histomorphology is similar to those of the lung; however there are clinical and molecular differences. These are divided into typical and atypical carcinoid, small cell and large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma. This chapter illustrates all subtypes of thymic neuroendocrine tumors with a brief discussion on differenatial diagnosis and molecular pathogenesis.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PathologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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