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2000, 2(3): 197-202 Back to browse issues page
Prevalence of carcinoid tumor in appendectomy specimens in hospitals affiliated to Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
P Vessal , H Ahmadian Moghaddam, S Vahidi
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Abstract: Carcinoid tumor is the most common tumor of the appendix which is usually found incidentally. A 5-year period investigation of the pathological specimens of the affiliated hospitals of Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences were studied. A total number of 7447 appendectomy specimens were found 2730 cases women and 4717 cases men with female to male ratio of 1:1.7.Eighteen cases of carcinoid tumors were discovered. Seven of carcinoid cases were in females and eleven in males with female to male ratio of 1:1.5. The age of carcinoid patients were between 10-75 with average of 31 years. Prevalence of carcinoid in our cases studied was 0.24 percent which is lower that than reported in literature.
Keywords: Carcinoid Tumor, Appendix
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Endocrinology
Received: 2006/11/15
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Vessal P, Ahmadian Moghaddam H, Vahidi S. Prevalence of carcinoid tumor in appendectomy specimens in hospitals affiliated to Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. Iranian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2000; 2 (3) :197-202
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Volume 2, Issue 3 (9-2000) Back to browse issues page
مجله ی غدد درون‌ریز و متابولیسم ایران، دو ماهنامه  پژوهشی مرکز تحقیقات غدد درون‌ریز و متابولیسم، Iranian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism
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