High Grade and Poorly Differentiated Neuroendocrine Carcinoma: Three Case Reports

Marilia Campos, Robert Matlock


Neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs) of the luminal gastrointestinal tract and pancreas are rare, poorly differentiated neoplasms. There has been difficulty identifying associated risk factors given their very low incidence. Here we present three cases of NEC diagnosed in an 8-month period in a Minneapolis safety-net hospital.

J Med Cases. 2019;10(4):120-122
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc3294


High grade; Poorly differentiated; Neuroendocrine; Carcinoma; Rare tumor

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