[An autopsy case of colonic carcinoid with marked leukocytosis].

A 45-year-old man with right hypochondralgia and marked leukocytosis was found to have Borrmann type II carcinoma of the sigmoid colon and its metastasis to the liver. The peripheral leukocyte count gradually increased up to 150 X 10(3)/mm3 according to the tumor enlargement. The patient died of hepatic insufficiency, and autopsy revealed carcinoid of the… CONTINUE READING