Carcinoid tumor

Case contributed by Dr Fabien Ho


Abdominal pain and vomiting for 10 days.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Mesenteric mass with radiant fibrotic bands, with subacute ischemic changes on adjacent jejunoileal bowels. Multiple other hypervascular nodules are seen throughout bowel.
Liver metastases as well.

Typical findings of a gastrointestinal carcinoid tumor found at a late stage.


Case Discussion

Enhancing mesenteric mass with associated desmoplastic reaction and liver lesions are most in keeping with metastatic carcinoid tumor. 

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Case information

rID: 62609
Published: 24th Aug 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: CHU de la Reunion

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