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What is the probability of a carcinoid tumor bursting?

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Dr. Richard Mcgee
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Very Low: Carcinoid tumors are solid masses and unless they have died (necrosed) the chance of one bursting is very very unlikely.
Dr. David Fertel
Vascular Surgery 36 years experience
Not likely: Its is not likely to burst but it should probably be removed, some of these are malignant.

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