Bronchial Carcinoid Tumor in a Young Man with Neurofibromatosis. Case Report and Review of the Literature

Shaozeng Zhang, MD, PhD, Jiehao Zhou, MD, PhD, Ali Rizvi, MD, Frank Chen, MD, PhD


Introduction: Neurofibromatosis 1 is a relatively common autosomal dominant disease characterized by the occurrence of distinctive skin pigmentation (café-au-lait spots and axillary/groin freckling) and multiple neuroectodermal and mesenchymal lesions (e.g. neurofibroma).  Patients with NF1 also have a predilection for other types of tumors, such as carcinoid tumors in the duodenum, particularly in the periampullary region.

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