Carcinoid tumour of the uterine corpus


A carcinoid tumour occurred in the uterine fundus causing an enlargement (12–14 weeks size). The patient did not have the carcinoid syndrome, despite elevated urinary 5-hydroxyindole acetic acid levels. The tumour had a typical organoid pattern with argentaffin-positive cells. Whilst a metastasis from an occult primary lesion cannot be entirely excluded, it… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01605139

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