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Carcinoid Syndrome 

Pain, Abdominal 

Carcinoid tumors are noncancerous (benign) or cancerous (malignant) growths that produce excessive amounts of hormonelike substances. Carcinoid tumors usually originate in hormone-producing cells that line the small intestine or other cells of the digestive tract. They can also occur in the pancreas, testes, ovaries, or lungs. Carcinoid tumors can produce an excess of hormonelike substances, such as serotonin, bradykinin, histamine, and prostaglandins. Excess levels of these substances can s...

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly.


Carcinoid Tumors as related to Abdominal Pain