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Multifocal tumorlets and a carcinoid tumor associated with bronchiectasis

Author(s): Ahmet Erbey | Neşe Karadağ | Hakkı Ulutaş | Akın Kuzucu | Ömer Soysal

Journal: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Investigations
ISSN 1309-8578

Volume: 3;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 273;
Date: 2012;
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Keywords: Bronchiectasia | tumorlets | carcinoid tumor

Pulmonary tumorlet is multifocal neuroendocrine cell proliferationbelieved to be precursor lesion to pulmonarycarcinoids. A 52-year-woman underwent a left lower lobectomyand lingulectomy for bronchiectasis. Histopathologically,multiple tumorlets and a carcinoid tumor weredetected in the surgical specimen. J Clin Exp Invest 2012;3(2): 273-276
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