Medical Definition of Malignant carcinoid syndrome

1. A symptom complex associated with carcinoid tumour and characterised by attacks of severe flushing of the skin, diarrhoeal watery stools, bronchoconstriction, sudden drops in blood pressure, oedema, and ascites. The carcinoid tumours are usually located in the gastrointestinal tract and metastasize to the liver. Symptoms are caused by tumour secretion of serotonin, prostaglandins, and other biologically active substances. Cardiac manifestations constitute carcinoid heart disease. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome

malicious mischief
malicious prosecution
maliciously
maliciousness
maliciousnesses
maliferous
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malignance
malignances
malignancies
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malignancy and immunodeficiency
malignant
malignant anaemia
malignant anemia
malignant carcinoid syndrome (current term)
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malignant catarrh of cattle
malignant catarrhal fever
malignant catarrhal fever virus
malignant ciliary epithelioma
malignant dysentery
malignant dyskeratosis
malignant endocarditis
malignant exophthalmos
malignant fibrous histiocytoma
malignant giant cell tumour
malignant glaucoma
malignant granuloma
malignant hepatoma

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