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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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Delaere, "Carcinoid tumours of the testis," in Proceedings of the BJU International, vol.
Carcinoid tumours are rare and tend to be slow growing, according to Cancer Research UK.
An intra-operative smear exhibited carcinoid tumour characteristics.
Despite being referred for the most advanced treatment in London, the rare Carcinoid tumours refused to diminish and Martin, from Shirley, Solihull, made the brave decision to relinquish all hope of treatment and embrace his final months.
Carcinoid tumours are a well described, but rare entity arising from neuroendocrine cells.
But, later reports (3,9) indicate that bronchial carcinoid tumour is the single most common cause.
Optic nerve metastasis from amediastinal carcinoid tumour. Br J Ophthalmol 1976;60:583-8.
We report a case of intraoperative non-cardiogenic pulmonary oedema, most likely caused by release of vasoactive substances from a carcinoid tumour. A 28-year-old woman, ASA PS 1, weighing 49 kg was recently referred to our institution for exploration of a pancreatic tumour.
Primary carcinoid tumour of the breast: a report of eight patients.