carcinoid

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a small tumor (benign or malignant) arising from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract

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Gross, "Carcinoid heart disease: from pathophysiology to treatment--'something in the way it moves,' Neuroendocrinology, vol.
(12) One case describes carcinoid heart disease involving the interventricular septum, presenting with palpitations and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
For example, carcinoid tumors present with symptoms of over production of serotonin that manifest with symptoms of flushing, diarrhea, asthma, and carcinoid heart disease, none of which our patient had indicating a non-functional type.
Carcinoid heart disease; the role of urinary 5-HIAA excretion and plasma levels of ANP, TGF-b and FGF.
Indeed, in 1956 McKusick (16) reported a case of carcinoid heart disease involving the MV in a patient with an atrial septal defect.