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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Primary carcinoid tumor arising in a retroperitoneal mature teratoma in an adult.
Although carcinoid tumors are rare, they are the most common form of gut neuroendocrine tumors.
Minute ampullary carcinoid tumor with lymph node metastases: a case report and review of literature.
It is plausible that carcinoid tumors may present by appendicitis because of luminal obstruction or elevated levels of 5 hydroxytryptamine, histamine and kinin.
Hence, while cardiac metastases are rare in patients with carcinoid tumor, they should be considered in the differential for any patient presenting with cardiac-related complaints and a history of carcinoid tumor.
B) Microscopic appearance of the testicular carcinoid tumor with typical rosette formation (white arrow) and mature teratoma (black arrow) (hematoxylin and eosin stain x 100).
Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyper-plasia With Multiple Synchronous Carcinoid Tumors.
Octreotide scan was also performed looking for a carcinoid tumor.
Based on these results, the tumor was diagnosed as a metastatic carcinoid tumor originating from lung primary.
Importance of the correct diagnosis and differences between atypical carcinoid tumors and small-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma.
Our case was an extreme sample of carcinoid tumor which was extended to a massive size that caused large vessel compression, and eventually treated surgically without complication.
Primary carcinoid tumor of testis: immunohistochemical, ultrastructural, and DNA flow cytometric study of three cases and a review of the literature.