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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Metastatic carcinoid tumour with spinal cord compression.
But their distress was eased by the care and support given to him by Marie Curie Hospice staff in Solihull for four Carcinoid tumours.
However, relatively benign tumours, in particular slowly growing carcinoid tumours (2,3) can give rise to a clinical syndrome which is indistinguishable from pituitary Cushing disease.
Measurements of chromogranin A, chromogranin B (secretogranin I), chromogranin C (secretogranin II) and pancreastin in plasma and urine from patients with Carcinoid tumours and endocrine pancreatic tumours.
The final histopathological examination confirmed a carcinoid tumour.
We report a primary testicular carcinoid tumour with lymph node metastasis which was cured by surgical resection and chemotherapy.
A carcinoid tumour is one that develops from stem cells and is most commonly found in the gut but can also develop elsewhere.
A 43 years old female was referred to our service for further management of a carcinoid tumour in the right lower lobe.
Bilateral parotid secondaries from primary bronchial carcinoid tumour.
Immunocytochemical and biochemical evidence of catecholamine secretion from human midgut carcinoid tumour cells in culture.
Cope was the first to describe a testicular metastasis from a carcinoid tumour of the ileum.