NEUROENDOCRINE TUMORS: CHOOSING APPROPRIATE IMAGING METHODS Neuroendocrine cancer location

Neuroendocrine cancer with liver mets. Adrian Bartoș - Google Scholar Citations

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    neuroendocrine cancer with liver mets

    Neuroendocrine cancer - loredanaliliungureanu - Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors - Neuroendocrine cancer with liver mets Conținutul The liver represents the preferential site for neuroendocrine tumors' metastases. Case presentation: A year old Caucasian female who presented with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, accompanied by diffuse abdominal pain was found to have on contrast-enhanced computer tomography an encapsulated, partially cystic liver mass.

    The patient underwent an uneventful left atypical hepatic resection.

    neuroendocrine cancer with liver mets

    Histopatological and immunohistochemical examination revealed a slowly growing G1 hepatic neuroendocrine tumour. Post surgery, the specific neuroendocrine markers serum Chromogranin A and 24h urinary 5 hydroxy-indolacetic acid were within normal range.

    neuroendocrine cancer with liver mets

    Further functional imaging investigations were performed. The patient is presently after 4 years of follow-up with no local recurrence or distant metastases.

    neuroendocrine cancer with liver mets

    Conclusions: The diagnosis of PHNET is a medical challenge that requires a thorough longterm follow-up in order to exclude an occult primary neuroendocrine tumour. Key words: neuroendocrine tumor - primary hepatic neuroendocrine tumor - chromogranin A. Mai multe despre acest subiect.