Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome
"Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A symptom complex associated with CARCINOID TUMOR and characterized by attacks of severe flushing of the skin, diarrheal watery stools, bronchoconstriction, sudden drops in blood pressure, edema, and ascites. The carcinoid tumors are usually located in the gastrointestinal tract and metastasize to the liver. Symptoms are caused by tumor secretion of serotonin, prostaglandins, and other biologically active substances. Cardiac manifestations constitute CARCINOID HEART DISEASE. (Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)
|Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome
- Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome
- Carcinoid Syndrome, Malignant
- Carcinoid Syndromes, Malignant
- Malignant Carcinoid Syndromes
- Syndrome, Malignant Carcinoid
- Syndromes, Malignant Carcinoid
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome" by people in Profiles.
Foreword: Recent advances in diagnosis and management of carcinoid syndrome. Dis Mon. 2022 07; 68(7):101303.
Octreotide long-acting repeatable use among elderly patients with carcinoid syndrome and survival outcomes: a population-based analysis. Cancer. 2014 Jul 01; 120(13):2039-49.
Cardiovascular complications of malignant carcinoid disease. Am Heart J. 1997 Oct; 134(4):693-702.
A new provocative test for the diagnosis of the carcinoid syndrome. Am J Surg. 1972 Feb; 123(2):173-9.