Items tagged “neuroendocrine tumours”
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Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia
Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is an extremely rare pulmonary disorder where there is a proliferation of neuroendocrine cells within the lung. It is, however, recognised with increasing frequency. Epidemiology There may be an increased female predilectio...
Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumours
Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumours (GI NETs) can be functional or non-functional: functional NETs can be challenging to localise as: they are often small in size at the time of diagnosis arise in many sites throughout the body non-functioning and/or malignant NETs often are larger at ...