Non-functioning neuroendocrine tumor of pancreas
Synonyms: Non-functioning PNET | Non-functioning pancreatic NET | Non-functioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor | Non-functioning well-differentiated NEN of pancreas | Non-functioning well-differentiated neuroendocrine neoplasm of pancreas | Non-functioning well-differentiated pancreatic NEN | Non-functioning well-differentiated pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasm
A rare neuroendocrine tumor of pancreas characterized by a well-differentiated epithelial pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasm measuring at least 0.5 cm without distinct hormonal syndrome. Tumors <0.5 cm are called microadenomas. Microadenomatosis is the multifocal occurrence of microadenomas. Histopathologic examination shows an organoid growth pattern and expression of synaptophysin and chromogranin A on immunohistochemistry. Tumors are often discovered incidentally or patients may present with symptoms related to local or metastatic tumor spread. Microadenomas are considered benign while larger tumors may behave in a malignant manner with extrapancreatic spread metastasis or recurrence.
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