Recognition of Primary Neuroendocrine Tumors - A Challenge Abstract #2067

Introduction: Neuro endocrine tumors of liver are rare.Most of the neuroendocrine tumors of the liver arise from gastrointestinal tract, especially from appendix.ileum and pancreas.Primary hepatic neuro endocrine tumors is a rare clinical entity, requiring strict exclusion of possible extra-hepatic primary sites for its diagnosis.Most challenging in diagnosis is diversity in presentation of primary symptoms.
Aim(s): To identify primary symptoms with which patients present in case of underlying neuro endocrine tumor.
Materials and methods: 35 diagnosed cases of neuro endocrine tumor were enrolled from different hospitals of Lahore.Diagnosis was done by histopathology of resectable tumors.Patients were enrolled from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital,Jinnah Hospital and Mayo hospital Lahore.Patients were interviewed about the primary symptoms.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Doctor Azka Athar
Authors: Athar A

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