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C Syndrome to Cytomegalic Inclusion Disease -  

Carcinoid Syndrome
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General: Slow-growing neoplasms of enterochromaffin cell; metastatic tumors usually arise from small primary tumors in the ileum.
Ocular: Lacrimation; periorbital edema; choroidal and orbital metastases.
Clinical: Cutaneous flushing; telangiectasia; intestinal hypermotility.

Braunwald E, et al. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 11th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987.
Fan JT, et al. Clinical features and treatment of seven patients with carcinoid tumor metastatic to the eye and orbit. Am J Ophthalmol 1995; 119:211-218.


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