Clinicopathologic studies of thymic carcinoids in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.

@article{Teh1997ClinicopathologicSO,
  title={Clinicopathologic studies of thymic carcinoids in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.},
  author={Bin Tean Teh and John S. McArdle and Siew Pang Chan and Jayaram Menon and Leo Hartley and Peter T Pullan and J F Ho and Abdullah Khir and Stephen Wilkinson and Catharina Larsson and Doulas Cameron and J R Shepherd},
  journal={Medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={76 1},
  pages={21-9}
}
Thymic carcinoid is part of the multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) syndrome occurring predominantly in male patients who were heavy smokers, presenting most commonly in middle age. In contrast with metastatic midgut carcinoids, MEN1-related thymic carcinoid is not associated with carcinoid syndrome, nor is it associated with Cushing syndrome, in contrast with sporadic thymic carcinoids. Local invasion and metastasis are common. Prognosis is poor because of late detection, lack of… CONTINUE READING

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