Carcinoid tumors of Meckel's diverticula. Report of two cases and review of the literature.


Two cases of carcinoid tumors in Meckel's diverticula are reported. Additionally, data of 104 published cases of carcinoids in this rare location are analyzed. The average age of the patients is 56.6 years and corresponds to the age of patients with ileal carcinoids. Carcinoids in Meckel's diverticula also resemble ileal carcinoids in their biological… (More)