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Carcinoid Syndrome

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Carcinoid Syndrome by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Small and Large Intestine Diseases.


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    1. Enterochromaffin cells
    2. PP cells
    3. Schwann cells
    4. Beta cells of islets of pancreas
    5. Ganglion cells
    1. 5-HIAA
    2. Insulin
    3. Glucagon
    4. Epinephrine
    5. Inhibin
    1. Tryptophan
    2. Tyrosine
    3. Threonine
    4. Methionine
    5. Lysine
    1. Carcinoid syndrome is only seen in the gastrointestinal tract.
    2. The active metabolites produced by carcinoid tumor is detoxified in the liver, preventing the manifestation of symptoms.
    3. Carcinoid syndrome can produce flushing and watery diarrhea.
    4. Urinary levels of 5-HIAA are high in carcinoid syndrome.
    5. Symptoms suggest metastasis to the liver from carcinoid tumor.

    Author of lecture Carcinoid Syndrome

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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