Iranian Journal of Radiology

Published by: Kowsar

Neuroendocrine Carcinomas of the Stomach: Computed Tomography and Pathologic Findings in 32 Patients

Kyeong A Kim 1 , * , Yang Shin Park 1 , Jongmee Lee 1 , Jae Woong Choi 1 , Chang Hee Lee 1 and Cheol Min Park 1
Authors Information
1 Department of Radiology, Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, Korea
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: April 2017, 14 (2); e43715
  • Published Online: January 11, 2017
  • Article Type: Brief Report
  • Received: November 16, 2016
  • Revised: December 3, 2016
  • Accepted: December 23, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.43715

To Cite: Kim K A, Shin Park Y, Lee J, Woong Choi J, Hee Lee C, et al. Neuroendocrine Carcinomas of the Stomach: Computed Tomography and Pathologic Findings in 32 Patients, Iran J Radiol. 2017 ; 14(2):e43715. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.43715.

Copyright © 2017, Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Iranian Society of Radiology. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License ( which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Patients and Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
  • 1. Williams ED, Sandler M. The classification of carcinoid tum ours. Lancet. 1963; 1(7275): 238-9[PubMed]
  • 2. Klimstra DS, Modlin IR, Coppola D, Lloyd RV, Suster S. The pathologic classification of neuroendocrine tumors: a review of nomenclature, grading, and staging systems. Pancreas. 2010; 39(6): 707-12[DOI][PubMed]
  • 3. Capella C, Solcia E, Sobin LH, Arnold R. Endocrine tumours of the stomach. Pathology and genetics of tumours of the digestive system. 2000; : 53-7
  • 4. Landry CS, Brock G, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, Martin R2. A proposed staging system for gastric carcinoid tumors based on an analysis of 1,543 patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2009; 16(1): 51-60[DOI][PubMed]
  • 5. Rindi G, Kloppel G, Alhman H, Caplin M, Couvelard A, de Herder WW, et al. TNM staging of foregut (neuro)endocrine tumors: a consensus proposal including a grading system. Virchows Arch. 2006; 449(4): 395-401[DOI][PubMed]
  • 6. Kloppel G, Clemens A. The biological relevance of gastric neuroendocrine tumors. Yale J Biol Med. 1996; 69(1): 69-74[PubMed]
  • 7. Modlin IM, Oberg K, Chung DC, Jensen RT, de Herder WW, Thakker RV, et al. Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours. Lancet Oncol. 2008; 9(1): 61-72[DOI][PubMed]
  • 8. Nilsson O, Van Cutsem E, Delle Fave G, Yao JC, Pavel ME, McNicol AM, et al. Poorly differentiated carcinomas of the foregut (gastric, duodenal and pancreatic). Neuroendocrinology. 2006; 84(3): 212-5[DOI][PubMed]
  • 9. Namikawa T, Kobayashi M, Okabayashi T, Ozaki S, Nakamura S, Yamashita K, et al. Primary gastric small cell carcinoma: report of a case and review of the literature. Med Mol Morphol. 2005; 38(4): 256-61[DOI][PubMed]
  • 10. Kim HJ, Choi D, Lee SJ, Lee WJ, Kim S, Kim JJ. Four cases of large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the stomach: Findings on ct and barium studies. J Korean Radiol Soc. 2008; 58: 607-12
  • 11. Lee SS, Ha HK, Kim AY, Kim TK, Kim PN, Yu E, et al. Primary extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma involving the stomach or duodenum or both: findings on CT and barium studies. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2003; 180(5): 1325-9[DOI][PubMed]
  • 12. Chang S, Choi D, Lee SJ, Lee WJ, Park MH, Kim SW, et al. Neuroendocrine neoplasms of the gastrointestinal tract: classification, pathologic basis, and imaging features. Radiographics. 2007; 27(6): 1667-79[DOI][PubMed]
  • 13. Rindi G, Azzoni C, La Rosa S, Klersy C, Paolotti D, Rappel S, et al. ECL cell tumor and poorly differentiated endocrine carcinoma of the stomach: prognostic evaluation by pathological analysis. Gastroenterology. 1999; 116(3): 532-42[PubMed]
  • 14. Matsui K, Kitagawa M, Miwa A, Kuroda Y, Tsuji M. Small cell carcinoma of the stomach: a clinicopathologic study of 17 cases. Am J Gastroenterol. 1991; 86(9): 1167-75[PubMed]
  • 15. Matsui K, Jin XM, Kitagawa M, Miwa A. Clinicopathologic features of neuroendocrine carcinomas of the stomach: appraisal of small cell and large cell variants. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1998; 122(11): 1010-7[PubMed]
  • 16. Park MS, Yu JS, Kim MJ, Yoon SW, Kim SH, Noh TW, et al. Mucinous versus nonmucinous gastric carcinoma: differentiation with helical CT. Radiology. 2002; 223(2): 540-6[DOI][PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:



Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments