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Colonic Goblet Cell Carcinoid: Rarity of a Rarity! A Case Report and Review of Literature.

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Goblet cell carcinoids (GCC) are extremelyrare neuroendocrine tumours, and characterised by their unique combination of two types of cancer cells âÃÂ" neuroendocrine (carcinoid) and epithelial (adeno-carcinoma). In spite of the fact that GCC is regarded as Neuro-Endocrine Tumour (NET), it does not illicit carcinoid syndrome. GCC usually arises in the appendix and accounting for less than 14% of all appendiceal tumours.Primary extra-appendiceal GCC have been reported as stomach, duodenum, small intestine, colon and rectum. The paper presents a rare case of GCC of the ascending colon in a 57-year-old male.

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Name: Chirurgia (Bucharest, Romania : 1990)
ISSN: 1221-9118
Pages: 102-111

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