Reena Gurung

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Carcinoid tumor

Carcinoid Tumor I. What every physician needs to know. Carcinoid tumors are rare, slow-growing tumors that originate in the cells of the neuroendocrine system. They are generally asymptomatic. Carcinoid tumors occur most commonly in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, lungs and bronchi. Carcinoid tumors derive from different embryonic divisions of the gut: foregut tumors originate in…

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