ea0035p567 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2014
, Csajbok Eva
, Magony Sandor
, Julesz Janos
, Valkusz Zsuzsanna
The neuroendocrine tumor of thymus (TNET) is an extremely rare disease. It can occur sporadically or as a part of the multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN1) syndrome. TNET may secret hormons (ectopic ACTH production). It is a potentially malignant tumor which often develops distant metastases. Its prognostic factors are the tumor size, histological grade, Ki67 index, paraneoplastic symptoms, surgical resection and Masaoka staging. The options for treatment are radical surgery, ch...