SESSION TITLE: Lung Cancer
SESSION TYPE: Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
INTRODUCTION: Repeated pneumonias on the same location and unilateral wheeze suggest airway obstruction that may be due to carcinoid tumors which are neuroendocrine neoplasias of low grade malignancies accounting for 0.4 to 3% of all lung cancers. According to histopathology, there are Typical (85% of cases, unilateral, intraluminal and proximal bronchi) and Atypical (asymptomatic, peripheral location and ability to metastases) carcinoid tumors.