Neuroendocrine tumor

What is Neuroendocrine tumor?

A neuroendocrine tumour is a tumour of the neuroendocrine system.The neuroendocrine system makes chemical messengers called hormones, which regulate the workings of different organs in the body. Neuroendocrine cells are spread throughout the body in organs such as the stomach, bowels and lungs.

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Carcinoid Syndrome extremely elevated chrom a and serotonin :

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Hi I am a 37 year old female. I was diagnosed 13 years ago with...

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Thanks for writing in.

The symptoms are classical of neuroendocrine tumor (carcinoid). On the top of that a high chromogranin and serotonin...

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sir i would like to know about the prognosis of neuroendocrine tumor of pancreas patient has already received 6 cycles of depot octreotide and...

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Hello and thank you for asking!
I can understand your concern regarding to this patient.
When the endocrine tumor responds well to octreotide, than...

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Is there any type of neuroendocrine tumor that can cause ileitis? I was diagnosed with Hoshimotos encephalitis and my dtr has been suffering and...

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I do not know of any neuroendocrine tumour that can cause ileitis. I hoe your dtr is better now. Can you share the laboratory reports?

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