A RARE CASE OF CARCINOID TUMOUR PRESENTING AS AN ACUTE INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION WITH CRYPTORCHIDISM

Charles, Christian, Harishchandra, Basu, Sharma, Krishnanand
CASE REPORT J. Nep Med Assoc   unpublished
A 40 year old man known to have cryptorchidism, presented with acute intestinal obstruction. At laparotomy stricture of the distal ileum, distended small intestine with enlarged multiple mesenteric and pelvic nodes were found. Right hemicolectomy was done and biopsies of me-senteric and pelvic lymph nodes proved the tumour to be malignant carcinoid tumour with metastasis to lymph nodes. Biopsy of the atrophied right testis showed presence of seminal vesicles. ABSTRACT:
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