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Malignant Carcinoid Tumour with Gangrene of the Small Intestine

Br Med J 1973; 4 doi: (Published 29 December 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;4:770
  1. Iain M. Murray-Lyon,
  2. M. O. Rake,
  3. A. K. Marshall,
  4. Roger Williams


    Four patients with a malignant carcinoid tumour of the small bowel (three had the carcinoid syndrome) developed gangrene of the small intestine. Attention is drawn to this seldom recognized complication, as early surgery may be life saving.