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Disease Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome

Name Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome
Synonyms Carcinoid Syndrome, Malignant | Carcinoid Syndromes, Malignant | Malignant Carcinoid Syndromes | Syndrome, Malignant Carcinoid | Syndromes, Malignant Carcinoid
Definition 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)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D008303

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1. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuroectodermal Tumors Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuroendocrine Tumors Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoid Tumor Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Adenocarcinoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoid Tumor Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuroectodermal Tumors Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuroendocrine Tumors Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoid Tumor Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Carcinoid Heart Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes