Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the head and neck Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Large Cell
  • Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms

abstract

  • Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma is a poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma that usually occurs in the lung. Although rare in the head and neck, salivary and mucosal subtypes are recognized. This article describes their characteristic light microscopic and immunohistochemical features and highlights the importance of accurate diagnosis, management and prognostic implications.

publication date

  • March 2012

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2011.09.016

PubMed ID

  • 22024350

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 211

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 48

number

  • 3