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Carcinoid Syndrome Secondary To Bronchial Adenoma
How much metastasis does there need to be to cause carcinoid syndrome from midgut carcinoid tumors?
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
Mri said adenoma now lymphocytic hypophysit due to hyperplasia? Have hypothyroidism, adrenal insuffic, abnormal fsh, thyroid nodls. What real diagnosi
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
27yo.Cholecystectomy due to vasculitis. Papillary carcinoma due to hashimoto. Diagnosed w/autoimmune suppressor inactive. Told me avoid stress. True?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will rib fractures secondary to cushings disease heal after the cushings is cured (pituitary tumor surgery)?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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