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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Carcinoid syndrome

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Carcinoid syndrome includes:

  • 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

Carcinoid syndrome as a symptom:

Conditions listing Carcinoid syndrome as a symptom may also be potential underlying conditions.

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About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Carcinoid syndrome, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Carcinoid syndrome. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Carcinoid syndrome. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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