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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We now have experience in more than 200 patients with carcinoid syndrome, with TELECAST contributing consistent efficacy data and favorable safety results.
Pathological examination showed testicular carcinoid tumour measuring 4.
Neuroendocrine tumors, carcinoid tumors, and carcinoid syndrome (CS)
The Cushing syndrome induced by bronchial carcinoid tumors.
Metastases to the brain and dura occurs in ~6% of all carcinoid patients, but metastatic spread to a previously identified pituitary mass is exceedingly rare (8,9).
But their distress was eased by the care and support given to him by Marie Curie Hospice staff in Solihull for four Carcinoid tumours.
Interestingly, the incidence of carcinoid tumors in the United States had an unexplained but substantial increase in the last 30 years, (2) possibly related to increased utilization of imaging techniques.
Typically formed within the gastrointestinal tract, Carcinoid Cancer currently has less medical research available than other types of cancer.
Carcinoid tumors typically arise in the digestive tract and, less often, in the lungs.
Differential diagnosis between carcinoid tumors including bronchial carcinoids and paraganglioma is difficult as they may show similar appearance.
Non pituitary (ectopic) sources of ACTH include small cell carcinoma of the lung in half the patients and rest are from the various neuroendocrine tumours namely bronchial and thymic carcinoids, and rarely from gut carcinoid (3,4).