carcinoid

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carcinoid

[′kärs·ən‚ȯid]
(medicine)
A potentially malignant tumor of the argentaffin cells of the stomach and intestine.
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When abdominal carcinoid tumors are suspected, the preferred imaging technique is CT, which typically shows mucosal thickening, a submucosal mass, or luminal narrowing.
7%) had Meckels diverticulitis, and one each case were diagnosed as adenocarcinoma and carcinoid tumor.
Based on the results of our literature review, cardiac metastases are most common in the presence of small bowel carcinoid tumors and hepatic metastases, though cardiac metastases without hepatic involvement have been demonstrated, and they may be more common than what is reported.
Diffuse Idiopathic Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia Causing Severe Airway Obstruction in a Patient with a Carcinoid Tumor.
Pulmonary carcinoid tumors with Cushing's syndrome: an aggressive variant or not?
We present the case of an atypical carcinoid tumor of lung origin metastasizing to a known pituitary adenoma.
We describe what we believe is the first reported case of an atypical carcinoid tumor, or any other type of neuroendocrine carcinoma, of the uvula.
Pathological evaluation showed parathormone negative, chromogranin positive stained neoplastic cells that eventually proved to be a carcinoid tumor.
Some authors have used this definition for diagnosing PPP and distinguishing it from carcinoid tumors.
NET is described by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a diverse mixture of tumors that include pancreatic NET and carcinoid tumors.
Corticotropin-secreting carcinoid tumors of the thymus: diagnostic unreliability of thymic venous sampling.