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Question: 20120063 Status
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Source 1:   WHO Class Digest System Tumors
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Question
Reportability--Pancreas: Are neuroendocrine “tumors” reportable and are they synonymous with neuroendocrine “carcinoma”?



Discussion
Example: Pancreatic mass that probably represents a neuroendocrine tumor is staged as cT2N0M0.



Answer
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET) are malignant. They are reportable.

For pancreas primaries, code NET, G1 (well differentiated) to 8240/3; NET G2 (moderately differentiated) to 8249/3; and nonfunctional NET, GI or G2 to 8150/3.

The histology code for neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC) is 8246/3, large cell NEC is 8013/3 and small cell NEC is 8041/3.



History


Last Updated
07/26/2013

Date Finalized
10/22/2012