Neuroendocrine tumor involving the epicardium

Aixa E. Soyano, Mahwash Kassi, Pashtoon M. Kasi

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Abstract

Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare malignancies that usually arise from the digestive tract or lungs. Metastases of NETs to the heart (epicardium) are a rare complication. We present a case of a metastatic NET involving the epicardium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1144-1149
Number of pages6
JournalCase Reports in Oncology
Volume10
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 16 2017

Keywords

  • Carcinoid heart
  • Carcinoid syndrome
  • Carcinoid tumors
  • Epicardium
  • Metastasis
  • Neuroendocrine tumors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology

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    Soyano, A. E., Kassi, M., & Kasi, P. M. (2017). Neuroendocrine tumor involving the epicardium. Case Reports in Oncology, 10(3), 1144-1149. https://doi.org/10.1159/000485560