Cystic Degeneration of a Carcinoid Lung Tumor: An Uncommon Cause of an Intrathoracic Cyst
ABSTRACT Carcinoid tumor is a rare, slow-growing neuroendocrine tumor that accounts for less than 1% of all lung tumors. It occurs most commonly in the midgut, then the lung, and usually presents as a solid lesion. We report a patient with a typical carcinoid tumor that had undergone cystic degeneration.
- SourceAvailable from: synapse.koreamed.orgThe Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe chi 12/2011; 58(6):361-3. DOI:10.4166/kjg.2011.58.6.361