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How much metastasis does there need to be to cause carcinoid syndrome from midgut carcinoid tumors?

How much metastasis does there need to be to cause carcinoid syndrome from midgut carcinoid tumors?

How is the liver?: Typically patients do not develop carcinoid syndrome without having tumor metastases in the liver. So tell us about the results of your X-rays and scans of the chest, abdomen and your liver imaging studies. Then we can help you further. ...Read more

Dr. Murthy Andavolu
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Carcinoid (Definition)

Carcinoid refers to neuroendocrine tumors originating in gastrointestinal (GI) tract, lungs and appendix. They are usually indolent developing over many years. Aggressive, fast-growing forms such SCLC known as Oat Cell Ca of lung represents neuroendocrine carcinoma that exhibits rapid growth and early spread to distant sites. They are sensitive ...Read more


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How is mast cell activation syndrome diagnostically differentiated from carcinoid syndrome?

How is mast cell activation syndrome diagnostically differentiated from carcinoid syndrome?

Totally different: The chemical mediators for these two conditions are totally different even though both can cause flushing. MCAS can be diagnosed by a blood test, carcinoid usually a urine test. ...Read more

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Is a tubular adenoma colon polyp associated with lynch syndrome?

Is a tubular adenoma colon polyp associated with lynch syndrome?

Not really: lynch syndrome is an inherited disease that will cause polyps that will led to camper Tubular adenoidal is a condition cam happen with or without lynch syndrome ...Read more

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27yo.Cholecystectomy due to vasculitis. Papillary carcinoma due to hashimoto. Diagnosed w/autoimmune suppressor inactive. Told me avoid stress. True?

27yo.Cholecystectomy due to vasculitis. Papillary carcinoma due to hashimoto. Diagnosed w/autoimmune suppressor inactive. Told me avoid stress. True?

Yes, Of course!: Stress is harmful to our health. So it is always a good idea to reduce stress as much as you can. But it takes a lot of effort to do so, you can only do that by simplifying your life and your work. ...Read more

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Can thyroid adenoma develop into carcinoma?

Can thyroid adenoma develop into carcinoma?

No: A true thyroid adenoma is a benign tumor. However, this can only be accurately assessed once it has been removed surgically -- not by fine needle aspiration. There are molecular alterations seen in carcinoma than are not seen in adenoma. However, some of the molecular changes are cumulative, like p53 mutations -- which are expressed in higher frequency in cancer. ...Read more

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What is lung hyperplasia? Related to thyroid cancer?

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No.: Lung hyperplasia would be the overgrowth of lung tissue in a benign manner, that is essentially extra normal tissue, not cancer. There is no relationship with thyroid cancer. ...Read more

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How is bronchial adenoma diagnosed?

Scan and biopsy: A scan of the chest should show it and a biopsy should confirm it. ...Read more

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How to treat non-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia?

How to treat non-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia?

Male or Female?: This would depend on the age and sex of the patient in addition to the degree of severity. If cortisol response is normal and a male is affected, often times steroid suppression is stopped after puberty. This is more complicated in females who may otherwise suffer from irregular periods, hirsutism, recalcitrant acne. They may need treatment through adulthood. Please discuss with endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Is eosinophilic bronchitis a type of hyper eosinophilic syndrome or are they interrelated?

Is eosinophilic bronchitis a type of hyper eosinophilic syndrome or are they interrelated?

No: We are still trying to find out what this means although there is suggestion that this may well be a precursor of asthma. It is not related to hypereosinophilic syndrome per se. Once you developed allergic asthma, eosinophils are often elevated in the airway and it is no longer a case of eosinophilic bronchitis but a case of eosinophilic inflammation. ...Read more

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1 CM pituitary neoplasm, stable but has been called tumor, hypophysitis, nothing, leading to $1ks of mris with no certainty as to diagnosis of pituitary or partial adrenal insuff, biopsy worth risks?

1 CM pituitary neoplasm, stable but has been called tumor, hypophysitis, nothing, leading to $1ks of mris with no certainty as to diagnosis of pituitary or partial adrenal insuff, biopsy worth risks?

Discuss with doc: There are tumors in this region that grow briefly and stop, causing no interference with life other than the stress involve with knowing it might. It can be a very difficult area to get to without causing injury to sensitive structures that make and release hormones. Cautious monitoring of the tumor (MRI) and hormones (blood tests) with the neurosurgeon working with the endo doc is the safest appr. ...Read more

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Is lymphedema related to hashimoto's thyroiditis, fibromyalgia, or compartment syndrome?

Is lymphedema related to hashimoto's thyroiditis, fibromyalgia, or compartment syndrome?

No relation: There is no relation although all of these problems can occur in the same patient. ...Read more

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Could vena cava syndrome be correlated to a pancoast-tobias tumour?

Could vena cava syndrome be correlated to a pancoast-tobias tumour?

Yes: Lung tumors are common causes of superior vena cava syndrome. The tumor can compress the SVC and lead to swelling of the face and head. Radiation treatment can help. Placing a stent in the SVC can also help, but foes not directly treat the tumor. ...Read more

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Can a adrenal adenoma stop functioning?

No: An adrenal adenoma is a benign tumor of the adrenal gland. It typically causes no complications. Someimes these tumors become "active" or "functioning" producing hormones, often in excess of what the adrenal glands typically produce. This excess of hormones can cause primary aldosteronism, Cushing's syndrome and other medical conditions. They do not stop hormone production.once functional. ...Read more

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Is there a polyglandular syndrome that could cause partial adrenal failure and multi-wk episodes of ovarian failure, carb intol, bradycardia, and gastro swelling (sibo, etc.)? Rec'd specialty clinic?

Is there a polyglandular syndrome that could cause partial adrenal failure and multi-wk episodes of ovarian failure, carb intol, bradycardia, and gastro swelling (sibo, etc.)?   Rec'd specialty clinic?

Needs evaluation.: From the data you've provided, it would be advisable for you to see an endocrinologist and a cardiologist for starters. That would enable a clarification of the endocrine and cardiopulmonary issues. Then, if there is a lingering question concerning the rheumatologic tests you've had, a rheumatologist could clarify these. You deserve to have a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Carcinoid Syndrome (Definition)

Carcinoid sydrome includes flushing and diarrhea.It usually occurs due to the secretion of serotonin ...Read more


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Adenoma (Definition)

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