What causes carcinoid syndrome?
The symptoms associated with carcinoid syndrome are due to underlying cancerous tumors of the neuroendocrine tissue, which release hormones into the bloodstream in response to chemical signals sent from the nervous system.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 13 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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