Carcinoid

What is Carcinoid?

Carcinoid (also carcinoid tumor) is a slow-growing type of neuroendocrine tumor originating in the cells of the neuroendocrine system. In some cases, metastasis may occur. Carcinoid tumors of the midgut (jejunum, ileum, appendix, and cecum) are associated with carcinoid syndrome.

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ok iam 40 years old i have the diagnoses off carcinoid sydrome also had carcinoid benign removed years ago now my heartvalves are damadged...

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Had surgery to remove several carcinoid tumors on my intestines and bowel.

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Is steatohepatitis linked to neuroendocrine carcinoid

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no direct corelation

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Steato hepatitis does not cause neuroendocrine carcinoid.
Several studies have revealed...

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Hello Doctor, My Father-in-law is diagnosed with carcinoid and now IHC report confirms it as neuroendocrine carcinoma. His external symptom is...

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within the past 5 minutes my husbands skin has turned red and he say that he itches all over.Temp is 96.8 pulse 72 B/P 122 /78 he actually feels...

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