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Carcinoid Heart Disease

Introduction: Carcinoid Heart Disease

Description of Carcinoid Heart Disease

Carcinoid Heart Disease: Cardiac manifestation of MALIGNANT CARCINOID SYNDROME. It is a unique form of fibrosis involving the endocardium, primarily of the right heart. The fibrous deposits tend to cause constriction of the tricuspid and pulmonary valves. (DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1307).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Carcinoid Heart Disease

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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