An unusual 7 cm large typical carcinoid managed by surgery: a rare case report

Authors

  • Nafees Ahmad Khan Department of TB and Respiratory Diseases, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College AMU, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Huma Firdaus Department of TB and Respiratory Diseases, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College AMU, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Ajay Lall Max Super speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi, India
  • Jaya Kumar Department of Respiratory Medicine, Max Super speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20205330

Keywords:

Typical carcinoid tumor, Uncommon large size, Surgery

Abstract

Carcinoid tumors of the lung are uncommon group of pulmonary neoplasms. Most common site is gastrointestinal tract followed by lungs. Typical pulmonary carcinoids are usually small as described in various case series size of a typical carcinoid may ranges from 0.5-2 cm and are managed surgically. Here we present a case of unusually large typical carcinoid measuring up to 7 cm which was managed surgically.

Author Biography

Huma Firdaus, Department of TB and Respiratory Diseases, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College AMU, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India

Department of TB and Respiratory Diseases, senior resident

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Published

2020-11-27

How to Cite

Khan, N. A., Firdaus, H., Lall, A., & Kumar, J. (2020). An unusual 7 cm large typical carcinoid managed by surgery: a rare case report. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 8(12), 4493–4496. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20205330

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Case Reports