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Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.625.650.200.500
C04.557.470.200.025.200.500
C04.557.580.625.650.200.500
Unique ID
D008303
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008303
Annotation
for cardiac manifestation index CARCINOID HEART DISEASE
Scope Note
A symptom complex associated with CARCINOID TUMOR and characterized by attacks of severe flushing of the skin, diarrheal watery stools, bronchoconstriction, sudden drops in blood pressure, edema, and ascites. The carcinoid tumors are usually located in the gastrointestinal tract and metastasize to the liver. Symptoms are caused by tumor secretion of serotonin, prostaglandins, and other biologically active substances. Cardiac manifestations constitute CARCINOID HEART DISEASE. (Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)
NLM Classification #
WI 435
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome Preferred
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