Multifocal tumorlets and a carcinoid tumor associated with bronchiectasis
Ahmet Erbey 1 * , Neşe Karadağ, Hakkı Ulutaş, Akın Kuzucu, Ömer Soysal
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1 İnönü Üniversitesi Turgut Özal Tıp Merkezi Göğüs Cerrahisi AD, Malatya, Turkey* Corresponding Author


Pulmonary tumorlet is multifocal neuroendocrine cell proliferation believed to be precursor lesion to pulmonary carcinoids. A 52-year-woman underwent a left lower lobectomy and lingulectomy for bronchiectasis. Histopathologically, multiple tumorlets and a carcinoid tumor were detected in the surgical specimen.


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Article Type: Case Report

J Clin Exp Invest, 2012, Volume 3, Issue 2, 273-276

Publication date: 12 Jun 2012

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