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2018 | 103 | 253-256
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Carcinoid appendicitis in a 14-year-old girl - case report with an overview of literature

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Carcinoid is a neuroendocrine tumor, secretes into the bloodstream biologically active substances (e.g., serotonin, histamine). These are rare tumors, localized in different areas of the body, including the gastrointestinal tract; mainly in the appendix. Here are found accidentally during histopathological examination of the appendix removed because of acute inflammation. The paper presents a case of carcinoid of the appendix in a 14-year-old girl. The aim of the study is to present diagnostic difficulties in the course of carcinoid pediatric patient and draw attention to the unusual clinical picture.
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103
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253-256
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  • Student Scientific Group of the Hematooncology Clinic of the Medical University in Lublin, 6 Profesora Antoniego Gębali Str., 20-093 Lublin, Poland
  • Student Scientific Group of the Hematooncology Clinic of the Medical University in Lublin, 6 Profesora Antoniego Gębali Str., 20-093 Lublin, Poland
  • Student Scientific Group of the Hematooncology Clinic of the Medical University in Lublin, 6 Profesora Antoniego Gębali Str., 20-093 Lublin, Poland
  • Student Scientific Group of the Hematooncology Clinic of the Medical University in Lublin, 6 Profesora Antoniego Gębali Str., 20-093 Lublin, Poland
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