Given the location of the tumor and concomitant vasomotor symptoms, the diagnosis of carcinoid
syndrome was entertained.
This situation is curiously reminiscent of gastric carcinoids
arising in a background of NE cell hyperplasia in a setting of hypergastrinemia.
tumors are low-grade malignant lesions of the bronchial system.
Some authors have used this definition for diagnosing PPP and distinguishing it from carcinoid
Clinical manifestations of glucocorticoid and/or androgen excess may be the only clues for carcinoids
, though they sometimes may present with marked hyperpigmentation, diarrhoea, flushing, and/or palpitations (18).
Ectopic production of adrenocorticotropic hormone by carcinoid
tumors is relatively uncommon and may not be recognized by physicians.
Amex: KAL; FWB: CA4), a developer of new drug treatments in the fight against cancer and gastrointestinal disorders and diseases, announced today that complete enrollment of its Phase II clinical trial of Atiprimod to treat low to intermediate grade neuroendocrine carcinoma (advanced carcinoid
cancer) was accomplished ahead of schedule.
The presence of adenopathy elsewhere in the mediastinum will favor a diagnosis of lymphoma, but thymic carcinoids
do metastasize to regional lymph nodes.
We investigated the relationship between symptoms of the carcinoid
syndrome and daily activity on 5-HIAA excretion during 4- and 8-h intervals.
A review of the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Result (SEER) registry identified 2,086 patients diagnosed with a malignant carcinoid
tumor of the large bowel between 1973 and 1996.
When omeprazole (Prilosec) came onto the market in the mid-1980s as the first proton pump inhibitor approved for use in the United States, many experts were concerned that long-term, chronic use might raise a patient's risk of gastric carcinoids
In general, surgery is the mainstay of treatment for all of these rare types of tumors, except for gastric carcinoids
which usually require no treatment.
are slowly growing, potentially malignant tumors.
Despite their more aggressive behavior compared to duodenal carcinoids
, ampullary carcinoids
have a good prognosis, with a five year survival of 90%.
of the duodenum: a histologic and immunohistochemical study of65 tumors.