Carcinoid


Authors: V. Cempírková;  P. Havránek
Authors‘ workplace: Interní oddělení Nemocnice České Budějovice, prim. MUDr. Pavel Havránek
Published in: Vnitř Lék 2005; 51(9): 1011-1018
Category: Case Report

Overview

The authors are reporting on two cases of carcinoid tumours, which represent very well the great extent of problems with these malignomas and are discussing diagnostic signs and some puzzles. The first case is an unusual one, with the thrombosis of lienal and portal vein, displaying the difficult and tedious investigation of both etiology and character of the growth. The second case represents the carcinoid syndrom as the cardiologist’s primarily problem. The authors are discussing the possibilities of the treatment in the case of generalised disease.

Key words:
carcinoid - ovarian tumor - delayed diagnosis - heart disease


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