FRANK J. LUPARELLO, M.D.; JOHN D. MCALLISTER, M.D.
Hemoptysis, obstructive pneumonitis, and bronchiectasis are well-known complications of bronchial adenomas.1 It is not generally realized, however, that approximately 10% of bronchial adenomas metastasize to local and to distant sites.2, 3 During the past 20 years, numerous reports have described local and regional manifestations of metastatic bronchial adenomas. That these tumors are capable of producing the carcinoid syndrome has also become a well established clinical entity. This communication reports another case of the carcinoid syndrome produced by a metastasizing bronchial adenoma.
A 50-year-old white female was admitted to Mercy Hospital in August, 1951, complaining of hemoptysis. Three years
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
LUPARELLO FJ, MCALLISTER JD. THE ASSOCIATION OF METASTASIZING BRONCHIAL ADENOMA AND THE FUNCTIONING CARCINOID SYNDROME(THE ASSOCIATION OF METASTASIZING BRONCHIAL ADENOMA AND THE FUNCTIONING CARCINOID SYNDROME*). Ann Intern Med. 1961;54:1266–1272. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-6-1266
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(6):1266-1272.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only