Abstract:Bronchial carcinoids (BC) derive from the pulmonary neuroendocrine cell system while neuroblastoma (NB) derives from the neural crest and represents the peripheral nervous system. Nevertheless, their production of serotonin and catecholamines, respectively, permits comparison as neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). BC are most often diagnosed in adults accounting for 1-5% of all invasive lung malignancies in the adults. NB, primarily a pediatric cancer, accounts for 7-8% of all childhood cancers with the highest inci… Show more
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