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pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia

Tuesday 1 November 2005

Pulmonary tumorlets and neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia are part of a continuous spectrum of NE-cell hyperplasia, going from NE hyperplasia to carcinoid.

Variants

- pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia of infancy (PNECHI)

See also

- pulmonary tumorlet

References

- NEUROENDOCRINE CELL DISTRIBUTION AND FREQUENCY DISTINGUISH NEUROENDOCRINE CELL HYPERPLASIA OF INFANCY FROM OTHER PULMONARY DISORDERS. Young LR, Brody AS, Inge TH, Acton JD, Bokulic RE, Langston C, Deutsch GH. Chest. 2010 Sep 30. PMID: 20884725

- Familial neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia of infancy. Popler J, Gower WA, Mogayzel PJ Jr, Nogee LM, Langston C, Wilson AC, Hay TC, Deterding RR. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2010 Aug;45(8):749-55. PMID: 20623780

- Persistent tachypnea of infancy is associated with neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia. Deterding RR, Pye C, Fan LL, Langston C. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2005 Aug;40(2):157-65. PMID: 15965897

- Ge Y, Eltorky MA, Ernst RD, Castro CY. Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2007 Apr;11(2):122-6. PMID: 17349572