Ascites in metastatic neuroendocrine tumor of the intestine. Cytologic and immunocytochemistry diagnosis

Dirsch, O.; Landolt, U.; Saremaslani, P.; Pedio, G.

Leber Magen Darm 2(2): 76; 78, 81


ISSN/ISBN: 0300-8622
PMID: 2110277
Document Number: 366273
The presence of neuroendocrine tumor cells in ascites is extremely rare. Cytologic specimens of ascites of two patients suffering from this tumor disease were examined. The use of immunocytochemical staining allows to reach a correct diagnosis in cases in which the result of conventional diagnosis remains unsettled.

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