Carcinoid tumor

Case contributed by Dr Fabien Ho

Presentation

Abdominal pain and vomiting for 10 days.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
CT

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: 26th Aug 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: CHU de la Reunion

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