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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Stenzel, Jochen; Noe, Sebastian; Holzapfel, Konstantin; Erlmeier, Franziska; Eyer, Florian 
Title:
Fatal Systemic Vasoconstriction in a Case of Metastatic Small-Intestinal NET. 
Abstract:
An increased release of serotonin secreted by ileal NETs is thought to be the major factor causing the carcinoid syndrome. However, in acutely arising carcinoid crisis also other vasoactive factors may lead to hazardous fluctuations in blood pressure and bronchial constriction. In rare cases, systemic vasoconstriction can be observed, probably caused by catecholamines or similar acting substances. Here, we report a fatal case of fulminant systemic vasoconstriction possibly caused by catecholamin...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Case Rep Gastrointest Med 
Year:
2017 
Journal volume:
2017 
Pages contribution:
9810194 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
2090-6528 
TUM Institution:
Abteilung für Klinische Toxikologie; Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin II; Institut für Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie