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Neuroendocrine tumour of the inferior vena cava.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1868398     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Malignant tumours of the inferior vena cava (IVC) are rare. Secondary involvement of the IVC by adjacent retroperitoneal tumours is more common than the occurrence of leiomyosarcomas of the IVC. The authors present a case of a secondary neuroendocrine tumour of the infrarenal vena cava that presented with pulmonary emboli. To their knowledge this presentation has not been reported previously. The tumour was technically resectable and reconstruction of the IVC was not required. No primary tumour was identified. As palliative treatment, an aggressive surgical approach is recommended when the primary tumour is controlled or is not readily identified.
Authors:
Y Hsiang; P D Fry
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0008-428X     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Surg     Publication Date:  1991 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-09-19     Completed Date:  1991-09-19     Revised Date:  2007-08-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372715     Medline TA:  Can J Surg     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  385-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Carcinoid Tumor / pathology,  secondary*,  surgery
Female
Humans
Middle Aged
Vena Cava, Inferior* / pathology,  surgery

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