Neuroendocrine tumor. MCSC patient historyNews
A 55-year-old man applied to the MCSC for a comprehensive examination.
- He had no complaints, he felt good.
When bringing the EGDS, endoscopists found 2 polypoid neoplasms up to 5mm in size in the stomach. In addition, the patient had endoscopic signs of atrophy of the gastric mucosa.
- At the same time, histological examination revealed neuroendocrine tumors of the stomach.
The patient was hospitalized in the department of operative endoscopy, where he underwent endoscopic removal of these tumors.
- The very next day he was discharged, feels well and leads an active life.
Neuroendocrine tumor (NEO) It develops in the cells of the peripheral neuroendocrine system – endocrine cells (apudocytes) scattered in all organs.
- With this diagnosis, experts recommend performing additional pathoanatomic examination using immunohistochemical methods, as well as special laboratory tests that help to make a prognosis of the disease and choose an effective treatment strategy.
The history of our patient shows that a responsible attitude to one's health and regular examination makes it possible to detect the disease at an early stage and carry out successful treatment.