Evaluation and Treatment of Appendiceal Carcinoid

Carcinoid tumors are the most common tumors of the appendix, accounting for more than half of all appendiceal malignancies. Carcinoid tumors arise from cells called subepithelial neuroendocrine cells in tissues throughout the body, and can be diagnosed in many locations throughout the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. They account for 5% of all carcinoid tumors identified in…

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