Gastric carcinoids.

  title={Gastric carcinoids.},
  author={Cesare Bordi},
  journal={Italian journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  volume={31 Suppl 2},
  • Cesare Bordi
  • Published 1999 in
    Italian journal of gastroenterology and…
Gastric carcinoids are classified into three types mostly on the basis of their pathological associations: 1) type I, associated with atrophic corporal gastritis; 2) types II, associated with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1; 3) type III, sporadic. Type I and II carcinoids develop through a histologically recognizable sequence: hyperplasia-dysplasia-neoplasia. Their pathogenesis depends on the combined action of promoting agents, mostly hypergastrinaemia, and of transforming agents, the role… CONTINUE READING

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