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Undiagnosed Carcinoid syndrome

Undiagnosed Causes of Carcinoid syndrome

As part of Carcinoid syndrome diagnosis, consider whether any of these underlying medical Carcinoid syndrome causes may have been overlooked:

  • Serotonin stimulation induces irreversible endocardial fibrosis of the tricuspid and pulmonary valves, resulting in valvular dysfunction (stenosis or incompetence). The lungs metabolize serotonin and protect the left heart from fibrosis
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Undiagnosed Complications of Carcinoid syndrome

As part of Carcinoid syndrome diagnosis, consider whether any of these Carcinoid syndrome complications may have been overlooked:

Undiagnosed Diseases

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One possible misdiagnosis is the failure to correctly diagnose Carcinoid syndrome leading to a person remaining with undiagnosed Carcinoid syndrome. Any condition can potentially be missed and stay undiagnosed. For a general overview of diseases that are often undiagnosed, see Failure to Diagnose or Under-Diagnosed Diseases.

 

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