Carcinoid and chylous ascites

An unusual association

Alan P. Kypson, Mark W. Onaitis, Jerome M. Feldman, Douglas Tyler

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Abstract

Chylous ascites caused by carcinoid tumors is extremely rare. While carcinoid tumors usually have an indolent course, their association with chylous ascites is a harbinger of a poor outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)781-783
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Volume6
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Ascites
  • Carcinoid
  • Chylous
  • Neuroendocrine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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Carcinoid and chylous ascites : An unusual association. / Kypson, Alan P.; Onaitis, Mark W.; Feldman, Jerome M.; Tyler, Douglas.

In: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Vol. 6, No. 5, 2002, p. 781-783.

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Kypson, Alan P. ; Onaitis, Mark W. ; Feldman, Jerome M. ; Tyler, Douglas. / Carcinoid and chylous ascites : An unusual association. In: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2002 ; Vol. 6, No. 5. pp. 781-783.
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