Carcinoid

Etiology

  • Unusual neuroendocrine tumor

Symptoms

  • Flushing
  • Wheezing, SOB
  • Cramps
  • Profound watery diarrhea that persists despite fasting
  • Can be precipitated by choclate or alcohol intake

Physical Exam Findings

  • Sometimes wheezing
  • Sometimes tricuspid and/or pulmonary valvular abnormalities

Tests