C. G. MOERTEL, M.D., F.A.C.P.; M. B. DOCKERTY, M.D.
Three cases of multicentric and metastasizing carcinoid tumors originating in the terminal ileum were observed in two generations of a single pedigree. This kindred has been characterized by an overall frequency of malignant disease, multiple primary malignant neoplasms, and cancer developing at an early age. In rare cases the carcinoid tumor seems to present as a familial trait.
MOERTEL CG, DOCKERTY MB. Familial Occurrence of Metastasizing Carcinoid Tumors. Ann Intern Med. 1973;78:389–390. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-78-3-389
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(3):389-390.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2020 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use