WDNC

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WDNCWell-Differentiated Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
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Approximately 1/3 of GIT tumours (52) and 11 of 12 pancreatic tumours were classified in accordance with the WHO 2000 Classification as well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumours or well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas. Major diagnostic discordancy was found in 10 cases.
Our poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma (high-grade AC) has also been termed well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma by some workers, (3,5,6,22) and this adds to the linguistic confusion.
Patients with moderately differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas have a poorer prognosis than do patients with well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas because the former exhibit a greater tendency toward local recurrence and metastatic spread.
Oncocytic and oncocytoid carcinoid tumors (well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas) of the larynx.
D: Histologic Type.--The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies neuroendocrine neoplasms as welldifferentiated neuroendocrine tumors, well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas, and poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas.5-8 Historically, well-differentiated neuroendocrine neoplasms have been referred to as carcinoid tumors, a term which may cause confusion because clinically a carcinoid tumor is a serotoninproducing tumor associated with functional manifestations of carcinoid syndrome.
D: Histologic Type.--The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies neuroendocrine neoplasms as well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors, well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas, and poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas.
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