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Bjoerck syndrome

Introduction: Bjoerck syndrome

Description of Bjoerck syndrome

Bjoerck syndrome (medical condition): Carcinoid heart disease is a rare, metastatic disease that occurs...more »

See also:

Carcinoid syndrome:
  »Introduction: Carcinoid syndrome
  »Symptoms of Carcinoid syndrome
  »Causes of Carcinoid syndrome
  »Treatments for Carcinoid syndrome

Bjoerck syndrome as a Disease

Bjoerck syndrome: Another name for Carcinoid syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Carcinoid syndrome
  »Symptoms of Carcinoid syndrome
  »Causes of Carcinoid syndrome
  »Treatments for Carcinoid syndrome

Bjoerck syndrome: Related Diseases

Bjoerck syndrome: Bjoerck syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Bjoerck syndrome

Some of the causes of Bjoerck syndrome are included in the list below:

  • 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

Symptoms of Bjoerck syndrome (Carcinoid syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Bjoerck syndrome incude:

Treatments for Bjoerck syndrome (Carcinoid syndrome)

Treatments for Bjoerck syndrome (Carcinoid syndrome) include:

  • Primary tumors should be resected, even in the presence of distant metastases to prevent future intestinal obstruction. The "wait and see" method of management of this slow-growing cancer no longer has merit

Treatment of Bjoerck syndrome: For more treatment information about Bjoerck syndrome, see treatment of Carcinoid syndrome (Bjoerck syndrome)

Bjoerck syndrome: Related Disease Topics

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