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Carcinoid

Carcinoid: Introduction

Carcinoid: A carcinoid tumor is a type of neuroendocrine tumor which tends to occur in the lungs or gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms will vary depending on the location of the tumor. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Carcinoid is available below.

Symptoms of Carcinoid

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Carcinoid:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Carcinoid?

Carcinoid: Related Patient Stories

Alternative Treatments for Carcinoid

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Carcinoid may include:

Types of Carcinoid

Causes of Carcinoid

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Disease Topics Related To Carcinoid

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Carcinoid:

Carcinoid: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Carcinoid

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only ...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail...read more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel...read more »

Carcinoid: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

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Hospitals & Clinics: Carcinoid

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Carcinoid:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Carcinoid, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Carcinoid: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Latest Treatments for Carcinoid

Carcinoid: Animations

Research about Carcinoid

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Clinical Trials for Carcinoid

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Carcinoid include:

Carcinoid: Broader Related Topics

Carcinoid Message Boards

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User Interactive Forums

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Definitions of Carcinoid:

A small tumor (benign or malignant) arising from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract; usually associated with excessive secretion of serotonin - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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