15,790 results match your criteria Carcinoid Tumor

False-Positive Gallium-68 DOTATATE PET/CT in Vertebral Hemangioma.

Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2021 Apr 18;55(2):100-102. Epub 2021 Jan 18.

Department of Medical Imaging, Ministry of National Guard - Health Affaires, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

A healthy 52-year-old man started to have few minutes spells of palpitation, tachycardia, hot flashes, and chest tightness. He had a lab work-up for carcinoid, including 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA), which was negative. Months later, his symptoms became worse which warranted further investigation to exclude carcinoid disease. Read More

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Biliary tree neuroendocrine tumor, an incidental finding.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Apr 30;82:105940. Epub 2021 Apr 30.

General Surgery Department, School of Medicine, University of Jordan, Jordan. Electronic address:

Introduction And Importance: Biliary tree neuroendocrine tumors (NET) are rare, with 100 cases in the literature, and have an excellent prognosis. Although they are rarely diagnosed before surgery, complete surgical excision offers optimal treatment.

Case Presentation: We report a case of a 36-year-old female patient referred to the surgical team with obstructive jaundice for which she was investigated and found to have a common bile duct tumor showing proximal obstruction. Read More

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Type A thymoma with simultaneous solitary intrapulmonary metastasis: A case report.

Thorac Cancer 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.

Department of Oncology, Immunology and Surgery, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan.

A 79-year-old woman was referred to our facility because of an abnormal chest shadow. Chest computed tomography (CT) showed a solitary right middle lung nodule with a maximum diameter of 3 mm and anterior mediastinal nodule with a maximum diameter of 21 mm. The lung nodule was suspected of being a primary lung cancer rather than a metastatic tumor because there were no primary malignant tumors, apart from an anterior mediastinal tumor visible on diagnostic imaging, including F fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography, and a solitary lung nodule. Read More

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Large-cell neuroendocrine tumor of the prostate: a case report and review of the literature.

J Med Case Rep 2021 May 7;15(1):254. Epub 2021 May 7.

Urology Department, René Dubos Hospital, Pontoise, France.

Background: Primitive neuroendocrine prostate neoplasms are rarely reported. This entity comprises carcinoïd tumors and poorly differentiated neuroendocrine tumors, mainly those of the small-cell type. Large-cell-type primitive tumors are exceptional, and only nine cases are reported in the literature. Read More

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Evaluation of the Octreotide Acetate Pen Injector and its Instructions for Use in a Formative Human Factors Study.

Adv Ther 2021 May 4. Epub 2021 May 4.

Device Development, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Tandalja, Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

Introduction: Octreotide acetate subcutaneous injection is indicated to treat acromegaly and the symptoms of carcinoid tumors and vasoactive intestinal peptide tumors (VIPomas). This formative human factors study assessed the octreotide acetate pen injector and accompanying instructions for use (IFU) with self-trained participants.

Methods: The study enrolled patients with diagnoses of acromegaly, carcinoid tumors, or VIPomas and healthcare practitioners (HCPs) who treat patients with these diagnoses. Read More

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Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy with 177Lu-DOTATATE for symptomatic control of refractory carcinoid syndrome.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2021 May 4. Epub 2021 May 4.

Department of Internal Medicine, Sector Endocrinology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Context: Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) with 177Lu-DOTATATE results in an increase of progression-free survival and quality of life in patients with progressive well-differentiated neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs).

Objective: To study the effect of 177Lu-DOTATATE in patients with carcinoid syndrome and radiologically stable or newly diagnosed disease treated solely for the purpose of symptom reduction.

Design: Retrospective cohort study. Read More

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Lung carcinoid tumors with Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary NeuroEndocrine Cell Hyperplasia (DIPNECH) exhibit pejorative pathological features.

Lung Cancer 2021 Apr 30;156:117-121. Epub 2021 Apr 30.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hôpital Cochin, APHP.CUP, Université de Paris, France. Electronic address:

Introduction: Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary NeuroEndocrine Cell Hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is a rare disease often associated with carcinoid tumors. We aimed at evaluating the impact of DIPNECH on characteristics and prognosis of patients who underwent radical treatment of pulmonary carcinoid tumors.

Material And Methods: We reviewed all patients operated on for curative-intent resection of carcinoid tumor in our department from 2001 to 2020. Read More

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Long-term survival and recurrence after resection of bronchopulmonary carcinoids: A single-center cohort study of 236 patients.

Lung Cancer 2021 Apr 26;156:109-116. Epub 2021 Apr 26.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark; ENETS Neuroendocrine Tumor Centre of Excellence Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Electronic address:

Objective: The aim of this study was to determine overall survival and recurrence-free survival after resection of bronchopulmonary carcinoids by means of predominantly minimally invasive surgery and lung-sparing resections. In addition, we aimed to identify prognostic factors for overall survival.

Materials And Methods: Retrospective review of consecutive patients operated for bronchopulmonary carcinoids between January 2009 and October 2020 identified from a prospectively collected database. Read More

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A forgotten diagnosis in right heart failure: A case report and literature review.

Clin Case Rep 2021 Apr 23;9(4):2040-2047. Epub 2021 Feb 23.

Erfan General Hospital Tehran Iran.

Carcinoid heart disease is a well-known complication of carcinoid syndrome that affects morbidity and mortality. Carcinoid heart disease may be asymptomatic in the early stages; therefore, patients with carcinoid syndrome should be screened to prevent misdiagnosis. Read More

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Middle ear adenomatous neuroendocrine tumours: single institution experience with five cases.

Clin Otolaryngol 2021 May 1. Epub 2021 May 1.

APHP, Otology, auditory implants and skull base department, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris, France.

Middle ear adenomatous neuroendocrine tumours are extremely rare causes of middle ear masses. Differential diagnosis is of primary importance to decide on the correct management since they require surgery whereas other lesions can be actively watched. CT and MRI show a non-hypervascular lesion, differentiating it from paraganglioma. Read More

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Right middle lobe obstruction associated with synchronous endobronchial carcinoid and aspergillosis.

SAGE Open Med Case Rep 2021 12;9:2050313X211009426. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Division of Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Republic of Korea.

Pulmonary carcinoids originate from neuroendocrine cells of the lung and comprise 0.5%-5% of all lung malignancies. Endobronchial carcinoids are rare, low-grade malignant tumors that occasionally coexist with other infectious diseases, including tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial infection. Read More

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Hypovascular pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor with hepatic metastases: A case report and literature review.

Radiol Case Rep 2021 Jun 10;16(6):1424-1427. Epub 2021 Apr 10.

Department of Radiology, Ha Noi Medical University, Ha Noi, Vietnam.

Hypovascular pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors are uncommon pancreatic tumors and commonly misdiagnosed as pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma or chronic mass-forming pancreatitis. The liver is the organ most commonly affected by neuroendocrine tumor metastases but hepatic neuroendocrine tumor metastases are quite difficult to discriminate from other hepatic metastases and primary hepatic tumors. We describe a case of a 47-year-old man with incidentally detected multiple hepatic lesions on ultrasound. Read More

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Paraneoplastic Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Associated with Atypical Thymic Carcinoid: A Case Report.

Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2021 Apr 27. Epub 2021 Apr 27.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan.

Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) is an autoimmune inflammatory disease, occasionally accompanied by malignant tumors. Immunosuppressive therapy is the mainstay treatment for idiopathic NMOSD; no guidelines have been published for paraneoplastic NMOSD because it is rarely reported in the literature. We report a rare case of a 67-year-old man with paraneoplastic NMOSD associated with thymic carcinoid whose cells expressed aquaporin-4 antibody. Read More

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Endometriosis and its relation with carcinoid tumor of the appendix: a systematic review.

Minerva Obstet Gynecol 2021 Apr 27. Epub 2021 Apr 27.

Gynecologic Division, BP - A Beneficencia Portuguesa de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil -

Introduction: The prevalence of appendiceal endometriosis ranges from 0.4% to 22%. The carcinoid tumor is the most common neoplasm of the appendix, with incidence ranging from 0. Read More

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Hypoglycemia and seizures associated with canine primary hepatic neuroendocrine carcinoma.

J Vet Diagn Invest 2021 Apr 26:10406387211012378. Epub 2021 Apr 26.

BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

A 10-y-old intact male Labrador Retriever dog had a history of ataxia, inability to stand, and grand mal seizures. Complete blood count and serum biochemistry profiles revealed profound hypoglycemia, mildly increased alanine aminotransferase (ALT) activity, mild hypernatremia, and lymphopenia. The seizures could not be controlled with intravenous dextrose, diazepam, or propofol. Read More

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Hemodynamic course during ablation and selective hepatic artery embolization for metastatic liver carcinoid: a retrospective observational study.

Braz J Anesthesiol 2021 Apr 22. Epub 2021 Apr 22.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Departments of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Rochester, United States.

Background: Manipulation of carcinoid tumors during ablation or selective hepatic artery embolization (transarterial embolization, TAE) can release vasoactive mediators inducing hemodynamic instability. The main aim of our study was to review hemodynamics and complications related to minimally invasive treatments of liver carcinoids with TAE or ablation.

Methods: Electronic medical records of all patients with metastatic liver carcinoid undergoing ablation or TAE from 2003to 2019 were abstracted. Read More

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Diagnosis and Management of Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Comprehensive Literature Review.

Cureus 2021 Mar 19;13(3):e14006. Epub 2021 Mar 19.

Internal Medicine, Wayne State University Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, USA.

Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are epithelial neoplasms with predominant neuroendocrine differentiation and the ability to synthesize and secrete variable hormones and monoamines. They are relatively rare, accounting for 2% of all malignancy cases in the United States. The most common system affected by NETs is the gastrointestinal tract. Read More

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Primary Renal Carcinoid: Two Rare Cases at a Single Center.

Cureus 2021 Mar 15;13(3):e13907. Epub 2021 Mar 15.

Urology, Louisiana State University Health Shreveport, Shreveport, USA.

Renal carcinoid tumors are exceedingly rare. These neuroendocrine masses are most frequently found in the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts. A renal carcinoid tumor has only been documented in around 100 cases. Read More

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Case Report: Metastatic Bronchopulmonary Carcinoid Tumor to the Pineal Region.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2021 31;12:623756. Epub 2021 Mar 31.

Department of Neurosurgery, Carilion Clinic Neurosurgery, Roanoke, VA, United States.

Intracranial spread of a systemic malignancy is common in advanced staged cancers; however, metastasis specifically to the pineal gland is a relatively rare occurrence. A number of primary lesions have been reported to metastasize to the pineal gland, the most common of which is lung. However, metastasis of a bronchial neuroendocrine tumor to the pineal gland is a seldom-reported entity. Read More

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Severe carcinoid syndrome revealing a primary ovarian carcinoid tumor.

Bull Cancer 2021 Apr 15. Epub 2021 Apr 15.

Cancer Centre Henri Becquerel, department of medical oncology, rue d'Amiens, 76000 Rouen, France; Normandie université, Rouen University Hospital, UNIROUEN, IRON group, Normandy Centre for Genomic and Personalized Medicine, Inserm U1245, 76031 Rouen, France. Electronic address:

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Cardiac Imaging in Carcinoid Heart Disease.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology, and Clinical Physiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden. Electronic address:

Carcinoid disease is caused by neuroendocrine tumors, most often located in the gut, and leads in approximately 20% of cases to specific, severe heart disease, most prominently affecting right-sided valves. If cardiac disease occurs, it determines the patient's prognosis more than local growth of the tumor. Surgical treatment of carcinoid-induced valve disease has been found to improve survival in observational studies. Read More

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Bronchoscopic Management of Endobronchial Atypical Carcinoid With Argon Plasma Coagulation and Laser: A Rare Case With Literature Review.

Cureus 2021 Mar 12;13(3):e13862. Epub 2021 Mar 12.

Interventional Pulmonology, Norton Thoracic Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, USA.

Atypical carcinoid belongs to a spectrum of neuroendocrine tumors that can present as central airway obstruction. We treated a 58-year-old female who presented with recurrent pneumonia. Flexible bronchoscopy showed complete obstruction of the tumor in the right lower lobe. Read More

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Pulmonary carcinoid tumours: A multi-centre analysis of survival and predictors of outcome following sublobar, lobar, and extended pulmonary resections.

Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2021 Apr 14:2184923211010090. Epub 2021 Apr 14.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia.

Background: Pulmonary carcinoids are rare neoplasms, accounting for approximately 1%-2% of all lung malignancies. A retrospective analysis was undertaken of all patients who underwent surgical resection of pulmonary carcinoid tumours across multiple institutions in Melbourne, Australia.

Methods: From May 2000 through April 2020, 241 patients who underwent surgical resection of pulmonary carcinoid tumours were retrospectively reviewed. Read More

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Efficacy of Lutetium-Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy in Inducing Prolonged Tumour Regression in Small-Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumours: A Case of Favourable Response to Retreatment after Initial Objective Response.

Oncol Res Treat 2021 14;44(5):276-280. Epub 2021 Apr 14.

Digestive Disease Unit, Sant'Andrea University Hospital, ENETS Center of Excellence, Rome, Italy.

Introduction: The efficacy of 177Lu-Dotatate was shown in the NETTER-1 trial, an international, open-label, multicentre phase III clinical trial that evaluated the safety and efficacy of 177Lu-Dotatate in patients with well-differentiated, advanced midgut neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) with evidence of disease progression. Recently, retreatment with peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) has been proposed as a valid therapeutic option in patients without other effective options who had responded to initial PRRT; however, data on this therapeutic option are still inadequate.

Case Report: In this report, we present the case of a patient who achieved a delayed complete radiological response after initial 177Lu-Dotatate treatment and who had a complete tumour response with PRRT retreatment 5 years later. Read More

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Vigilance for carcinoid heart disease is still required in the era of somatostatin analogues: Lessons from a case series.

Asia Pac J Clin Oncol 2021 Apr 14. Epub 2021 Apr 14.

Department of Endocrine Oncology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden.

Aim: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is a well-documented complication of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) due to secreted hormones causing fibrosis. Somatostatin analogues (SSAs) can decrease hormonal secretion and inhibit tumor growth. The reported incidence of CHD has decreased as SSA use has increased. Read More

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Endobronchial carcinoid tumor coexisting with saprophytic .

Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2021 Apr-Jun;64(2):413-414

Chief of Infectious Diseases, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Northport, NY 11768; Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York, NY 11794, USA.

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Synchronous colonic adenocarcinoma and well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumor arising in a mature cystic teratoma of ovary - rare presentation in a postmenopausal woman with literature review.

Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2021 Apr-Jun;64(2):385-389

Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

Mature cystic teratoma of the ovary (MCT) is rare in pre and postmenopausal age patients. Among various types of malignant transformation in MCT, adenocarcinoma is a rare subtype. Dual type tumors arising from ovarian MCT have been described in the literature very rarely. Read More

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Lipid-rich carcinoid of the appendix: A case report with review of literature.

Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2021 Apr-Jun;64(2):376-378

Department of Pathology, Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhuj, Kachchh, Gujarat, India.

The carcinoids are the most frequent tumors arising from the appendix, in majority of the cases, these are asymptomatic and are discovered after appendectomy. The lipid-rich carcinoid, also known as clear cell carcinoid; is histologically characterized by the presence of clear vacuoles in the cytoplasm of tumor cells. Only 24 cases of lipid-rich carcinoid of the appendix are described in the English literature, and there is no report of this entity in the Indian literature. Read More

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Solitary late metastasis of primary renal cell carcinoid tumor to the extraocular muscles imaged with indium-111 octreotide.

World J Nucl Med 2021 Jan-Mar;20(1):99-101. Epub 2020 Jul 22.

Department of Radiology, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

A 75-year-old male presented with right eye pain and proptosis. His history was significant for renal cell carcinoma treated with left nephrectomy 2 years previously. Computed tomography (CT) imaging demonstrated a 1. Read More

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Cyclic ACTH-secreting thymic carcinoid: a case report and review of the literature.

Arch Endocrinol Metab 2021 Apr 12. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Unidade de Medicina Interna e Serviço de Endocrinologia, Faculdade de Medicina e Hospital Universitário Clementino Fraga Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil,

Cyclic Cushing's syndrome (CS) due to thymic carcinoid is a rare disorder. We report a case of cyclic CS due to ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-secreting atypical thymic carcinoid tumor and reviewed similar cases published in the literature. Our patient had hypercortisolemia lasting approximately one month, followed by normal cortisol secretion, with relapse one year later. Read More

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