carcinoid syndrome

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carcinoid syndrome

[′kärs·ən‚ȯid ′sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A complex of symptoms arising from the metastasis of a carcinoid tumor to the liver.
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Life history of the carcinoid tumor of the small intestine.
B) Microscopic appreance of the metastatic carcinoid tumor with typical rosette formation without teratoma component (hematoxylin and eosin stain x 100).
Bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumors associated with Cushing's syndrome: a more aggressive variant of typical carcinoid.
We present the case of an atypical carcinoid tumor of lung primary metastasizing to a previously identified pituitary macroadenoma.
Lung is also a common site of carcinoid tumors, which account for 30% of well-differentiated NETs in the body.
Differential diagnosis between carcinoid tumors including bronchial carcinoids and paraganglioma is difficult as they may show similar appearance.
In a study using a CgA ELISA for which the antiserum was raised against a C-terminal CgA fragment purified from urine of a carcinoid tumor patient, increased concentrations were measured in 37% of patients with SCLC (27).
Matsuda K, Maehama T, Kanazawa K, Strumal carcinoid tumor of the ovary: a case exhibiting severe constipation associated with PYY.
In 2004, a previous workup at an outside hospital revealed a 9-cm pancreatic mass that was diagnosed as a low-grade neuroendocrine tumor consistent with a carcinoid tumor on biopsy.
1) Carcinoid tumors have been associated with other paraneoplastic syndromes, including the ectopic production of adrenocorticotropic hormone (Cushing's syndrome) and growth-hormone-releasing factor (acromegaly).
Chromatograms of urine samples obtained from a healthy adult and from a patient with a carcinoid tumor are shown in panels B and C, respectively, of Fig.