Mixed neuroendocrine and non-neuroendocrine neoplasm of pancreas

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Mixed neuroendocrine and non-neuroendocrine neoplasm of pancreas

Synonyms: MiNEN of pancreas | Pancreatic MiNEN | Pancreatic mixed neuroendocrine-nonneuroendocrine neoplasm

A rare neuroendocrine neoplasm of pancreas characterized by morphologically recognizable neuroendocrine and non-neuroendocrine components each constituting at least 30% of the tumor volume. Based on histopathology mixed ductal- and mixed acinar-neuroendocrine carcinomas are distinguished. Patients usually present with unspecific symptoms related to tumor growth and/or metastasis although occurrence of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome has been reported. Resectability of the tumor is the most important prognostic factor.

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