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Elevated vasoactive intestinal peptides chromogranin & 5-hiaa. could these tests be linked? or is one incorrect. hypokalemia and dehydration.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

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Can be linked: Neuroendocrine tumor in the intestine can produce all these abnormalities. Such tumors may be small and non-malignant but can still cause considerable morbidity. It may require you to consult both a GI specialist and an endocrinologist to sort things out.

Answered 9/19/2014

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