Serotonin-producing neuroendocrine tumor of pancreas
Synonyms: Serotonin-producing PNET | Serotonin-producing pancreatic NET | Serotonin-producing pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor
A rare functioning neuroendocrine tumor of pancreas characterized by a typically well-differentiated neoplasm composed of cells expressing serotonin. Patients may present with atypical carcinoid syndrome with abdominal pain diarrhea weight loss and/or flushing. Carcinoid syndrome is usually present only when there are liver metastases. The tumors tend to be larger than non-functioning tumors and are associated with a poorer prognosis because they are almost always metastatic.
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