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Table 1 Highlights the incidence of malignant neuroendocrine tumours in the literature

From: Malignant neuroendocrine tumour of the appendix in childhood with loco-regional lymph node invasion

Author Number of children in series Incidence reported
Parkes et al. 1993 [2] 40 children over 24 years 1.14 per million children
Pelizzo et al. 2001 [1] 10 children over 8 years 1.14 per million children
D’Aleo et al. 2001 [15] 2 children 1 per 100,000 children
O’Donnell et al. 2006 [13] 3 children over 9 years 1 per 100,000 children
Boxberger et al. 2013 [3] 237 children over 5 years 1 per 100,000 children