Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 7, Number 8, August 2016, pages 320-322

The Hidden Evil: Gastrointestinal Bleed and Small Bowel Obstruction Caused by Carcinoid Tumor Found on Exploratory Laparotomy


Figure 1.
Figure 1. CT scan image of abdomen showing multiple dilated small bowel loops with several transition points.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Histopathology. Medium magnification showing tumor pattern into the muscle.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Slide showing the immunoperoxidase staining to pankeratin antibody, indicating the tumor’s epithelial characteristics. Original magnification × 400.
Figure 4.
Figure 4. Slide showing the immunoperoxidase staining of the tumor cells to chromogranin antibody, indicating the neuroendocrine nature of the tumor. Original magnification × 400.