Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Pathology
Volume 2016, Article ID 3419725, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3419725
Case Report

Diffuse Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia: Report of Two Cases

1Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University, Sıhhiye, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey

Received 3 February 2016; Accepted 27 April 2016

Academic Editor: Tibor Tot

Copyright © 2016 Cevriye Cansız Ersöz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. J. E. Boers, J. L. M. Den Brok, J. Koudstaal, J. W. Arends, and F. B. Thunnissen, “Number and proliferation of neuroendocrine cells in normal human airway epithelium,” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, vol. 154, no. 3, pp. 758–763, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. W. D. Travis, “Lung tumours with neuroendocrine differentiation,” European Journal of Cancer, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 251–266, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. S. M. Aguayo, Y. E. Miller, J. A. Waldron et al., “Idiopathic diffuse hyperplasia of pulmonary neuroendocrine cells and airways disease,” The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 327, pp. 1285–1288, 1992. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  4. R. R. Miller and N. L. Müller, “Neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia and obliterative bronchiolitis in patients with peripheral carcinoid tumors,” American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 653–658, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. S. M. H. Rizvi, J. Goodwill, E. Lim et al., “The frequency of neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia in patients with pulmonary neuroendocrine tumours and non-neuroendocrine cell carcinomas,” Histopathology, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 332–337, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. A. M. Marchevsky, E. Wirtschafter, and A. E. Walts, “The spectrum of changes in adults with multifocal pulmonary neuroendocrine proliferations: what is the minimum set of pathologic criteria to diagnose DIPNECH?” Human Pathology, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 176–181, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. W. D. Travis, E. Brambilla, A. P. Burke, A. Marx, and A. G. Nicholson, Who Classification of Tumours of the Lung, Pleura, Thymus and Heart, WHO Press, Lyon, France, 4th edition, 2015.
  8. A. A. Nassar, D. E. Jaroszewski, R. A. Helmers, T. V. Colby, B. M. Patel, and F. Mookadam, “Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia. A systematic overview,” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, vol. 184, no. 1, pp. 8–16, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. S. J. Davies, J. R. Gosney, D. M. Hansell et al., “Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia: an under-recognised spectrum of disease,” Thorax, vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 248–252, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. A. J. Cohen, T. E. J. King, L. B. Gilman, C. Magill-Solc, and Y. E. Miller, “High expression of neutral endopeptidase in idiopathic diffuse hyperplasia of pulmonary neuroendocrine cells,” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, vol. 158, no. 5 I, pp. 1593–1599, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. M. A. Den Bakker and F. B. J. M. Thunnissen, “Neuroendocrine tumours-challenges in the diagnosis and classification of pulmonary neuroendocrine tumours,” Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol. 66, no. 10, pp. 862–869, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. C. W. Koo, J. P. Baliff, D. A. Torigian, L. A. Litzky, W. B. Gefter, and S. R. Akers, “Spectrum of pulmonary neuroendocrine cell proliferation: diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia, tumorlet, and carcinoids,” American Journal of Roentgenology, vol. 195, no. 3, pp. 661–668, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus