NEUROENDOCRINE CARCINOMA OF OESOPHAGUS: A RARE CASE REPORT DIAGNOSED ON BIOPSY
Dr. Sant Prakash*, Dr. Ayushi Saxena, Dr. Nidhi Kaushik and Dr. Rajeev Sen
Neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC) is a relatively rare disease with a incidence between 0.4% and 2% among all malignancies of the esophagus. We, report a case in which patient presented with dysphagia and diagnosis of oesophageal neuroendocrine carcinoma(NEC) was established based on histomorphological features and immunohistochemical study. On IHC, synaptophysin and chromogranin were strongy positive. The clinical course of oesophageal neuroendocrine carcinoma is very grave, so need for early diagnosis is essential so that treatment could be started at a initial stage of carcinoma.
Keywords: Oesophagus, Neuroendocrine carcinoma, IHC.
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