What increases the chances of developing carcinoid syndrome?
Risk factors for carcinoid syndrome may include: having a family history of the syndrome, called multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1); having neurofibromatosis, von Hippel-Lindau syndrome or tuberous sclerosis, or; having a family history of carcinoid tumors.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 13 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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