Carcinoid and chylous ascites: An unusual association

Alan P. Kypson, Mark W. Onaitis, Jerome M. Feldman, Douglas S. Tyler

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Chylous ascites caused by carcinoid tumors is extremely rare. While carcinoid tumors usually have an indolent course, their association with chylous ascites is a harbinger of a poor outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)781-783
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Ascites
  • Carcinoid
  • Chylous
  • Neuroendocrine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Gastroenterology


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