Medical Definition of Carcinoid syndrome

1. A constellation of symptoms associated with a serotonin-secreting neoplasm known as carcinoid tumour. These tumours may grow anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract (and in the lungs) with approximately 90% in the appendix. The remainder occur in the ileum, stomach, colon or rectum. Symptoms include flushing, rapid pulse, facial swelling, swelling around the eyes, low blood pressure, abdominal pain, weight loss and diarrhoea. (19 Jan 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carcinoid Syndrome

carcino-
carcinoembryonic
carcinoembryonic antigen
carcinogen
carcinogeneses
carcinogenesis
carcinogenetic
carcinogenic
carcinogenically
carcinogenicity
carcinogenicity tests
carcinogens
carcinoid
carcinoid flush
carcinoid heart disease
carcinoid syndrome (current term)
carcinoid tumour
carcinoids
carcinological
carcinologist
carcinologists
carcinology
carcinolysis
carcinolytic
carcinoma
carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma
carcinoma in situ
carcinoma myxomatodes
carcinoma simplex
carcinomal

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