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abnormal increase in number of cells

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The result was reported as DIPNECH. The patient had been started methylprednisolone 1 mg/kg then the dose was tapered every 2 weeks.
DIPNECH is a rare condition that is characterized by small case series, 30 cases were involved in the largest one.
Pathologic diagnosis of DIPNECH was confirmed in surgical lung biopsy in all three patients.
"We caution other clinicians with similar patients that further data on the safety and efficacy of mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitors are required before their use can be recommended for patients with DIPNECH syndrome," the authors write.
The number of PNEC and carcinoid tumorlets were numerous and theoretically met the diagnostic criteria of DIPNECH proposed by previous studies as mentioned above [23, 28, 29].
According to WHO classification of lung tumors, DIPNECH is a separate lesion regarded to as a preneoplastic condition for tumorlets, and typical/atypical carcinoids, but only those located peripherally [1].
(26,30) Whether NE proliferations in this setting can be considered a type of DIPNECH is uncertain.
The World Health Organization lung classification lists 3 main forms of preinvasive neoplastic lesions: squamous dysplasia and carcinoma in situ, atypical adenomatous hyperplasia, and diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia (DIPNECH).