Nonvalvular myocardial involvement in metastatic carcinoid disease

Gershan Davis*, Kevin Birbeck, David Roberts, Naseer Naqvi

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A patient with the unusual post mortem finding of myocardial metastatic carcinoid tumour without classical valvular or endocardial carcinoid disease is described. This rare occurrence may represent an aggressive type of carcinoid tumour, with metastatic disease occurring before the development of classical fibrous valvular and endocardial pathology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)751-752
Number of pages2
JournalPostgraduate Medical Journal
Issue number854
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1996


  • Carcinoid heart disease
  • Metastatic disease
  • Myocardium


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