Primary colorectal small cell carcinoma

Primary colorectal small cell carcinoma (CrSmCC) is a very rare neuroendocrine tumor with an aggressive course.

Epidemiology

Neuroendocrine carcinomas comprise less than 1% of all colorectal cancer.

Pathology

As with other small cell carcinomas, they are malignancies derived from neuroendocrine tissue. 

Location

There may be a predilection for the rectum 1.

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rID: 69772
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Colonic small cell carcinoma (SmCC)
  • Rectal small cell carcinoma
  • Colorectal small cell carcinoma
  • Colorectal small cell carcinoma (CrSmCC)
  • Colorectal small cell carcinoma (SmCC)

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