Goblet cell carcinoid tumor of the appendix. Report of five cases and review of the literature

V Chen, A H Qizilbash
Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 1979, 103 (4): 180-2
Five cases of goblet cell carcinoid tumor of the appendix showed characteristic histologic features that justified classification of these lesions as mucinous variants of carcinoid tumor. The tumor has low-grade malignancy, and metastases are uncommon. Resemblance to mucinous adenocarcinoma of the appendix is striking, and the features that help to differentiate the two lesions are delineated.

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