Soft tissue neuroendocrine carcinoma of thigh: A case report with literature review


A rare case of advanced neuroendocrine carcinoma of thigh in a young adult female, diagnosed with the aid of immunohistochemistry and electron microscopic examinations together with a review of the literature are reported. The primary tumor involved the lateral aspect of thigh without bone involvement. Patient showed significant response with adjuvant chemoradiotherapy following incomplete surgery.

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Gupta, S. , Husain, N. , Kumari, V. and Barik, S. (2012) Soft tissue neuroendocrine carcinoma of thigh: A case report with literature review. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 1, 9-12. doi: 10.4236/crcm.2012.12004.

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