An appendix carcinoid tumor in a patient with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.


Gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors are often associated with other tumors, particularly colon adenocarcinomas; but the association between carcinoid tumors and hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) syndrome has not yet been explored. We report an unusual case of a 28-year-old woman with HNPCC who underwent surgery for a transverse colon… (More)