Mimics of Neuroendocrine Neoplasms Identified in a Single Consultation Center between 2009 and 2019 Abstract #2743

Introduction: Immunohistochemical expression of synaptophysin (SYN), chromogranin (CgA) and cytokeratin are essential for diagnosis of NENs. Non-NENs, however, may occasionally also express NE-markers and cytokeratin and cause diagnostic difficulties.
Aim(s): To identify non-NENs that morphologically, immunohistochemically and biologically mimic NENs.
Materials and methods: We reviewed 1676 neoplasms from our consultation archive, expressing at least one NE-marker. In cases with no straightforward diagnosis, the tumors were also screened for various NE-unrelated markers.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Pathology - grading, staging
Presenting Author: Atsuko Kasajima

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