Poorly Differentiated Neuroendocrine Carcinoma, Ampulla



Poorly Differentiated Neuroendocrine Carcinoma, Ampulla


Vikram Dishpande, MD









This poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma involves the ampulla image and the duodenum image.






The neoplastic cells image of this poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma show scant cytoplasm, hyperchromatic nuclei, and nuclear moulding. Note the overlying reactive biliary-type epithelium image.


TERMINOLOGY


Synonyms



  • High-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma


  • Small cell carcinoma


  • Poorly differentiated endocrine carcinoma

Jul 7, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Poorly Differentiated Neuroendocrine Carcinoma, Ampulla
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