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Synchronous Carcinoid Tumour of the Small Intestine and Appendix in the Same Patient


Carcinoid tumours have been reported in a wide range of organs but most frequently involve the gastrointestinal tract. Many of these carcinoid tumours are associated with metachronous and synchronous lesions of another histological type. Primary carcinoid tumours of the different organ in the same patient is rare. In this paper, the authors present a case with synchronous carcinoid tumour of the small intestine and appendix in the same patient.

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e-Published: 01 Jul, 2013
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