Ovarian strumal carcinoid producing peptide YY associated with severe constipation: a case report and review of the literature.

Abstract

Primary carcinoid tumors are rare neoplasms of the ovary. Of the 4 histologic subtypes, ovarian carcinoid tumors with insular patterns produce carcinoid syndrome in approximately one third of cases, versus strumal and trabecular carcinoids which very rarely cause typical carcinoid syndrome. A unique presentation of ovarian carcinoid tumors with concurrent… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PGP.0000000000000117

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