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Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome

"Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A symptom complex associated with CARCINOID TUMOR and characterized by attacks of severe flushing of the skin, diarrheal watery stools, bronchoconstriction, sudden drops in blood pressure, edema, and ascites. The carcinoid tumors are usually located in the gastrointestinal tract and metastasize to the liver. Symptoms are caused by tumor secretion of serotonin, prostaglandins, and other biologically active substances. Cardiac manifestations constitute CARCINOID HEART DISEASE. (Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 13 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1999 and 2017
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