Carcinoid and chylous ascites: an unusual association.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kypson, AP; Onaitis, MW; Feldman, JM; Tyler, DS

Published Date

  • 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 781 - 783

PubMed ID

  • 12399070

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1091-255X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s1091-255x(02)00014-8


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States