Should gastric carcinoid tumors associated with pernicious anemia be treated aggressively?

R. Stalnikowicz, R. Eliakim, D. Steiner, D. Gross, E. Okon

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Two patients with pernicious anemia developed gastric carcinoid, one 20 years and the other 1 year after diagnosis of pernicious anemia. One of the patients underwent successful resection of the tumor, while the second, with diffuse gastric carcinoid, was managed conservatively. She is well and asymptomatic 32 months after the diagnosis. We discuss the dilemma in management of gastric carcinoid associated with pernicious anemia. © 1987 Raven Press, New York.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)521-525
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1987

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Export Date: 3 October 2022

Correspondence Address: Eliakim, R.; Department of Gastroenterology, POB 12000, Jerusalem, IU91120, Israel

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  • Gastric carcinoid
  • Pernicious anemia
  • atrophic gastritis
  • carcinoid
  • case report
  • histology
  • human
  • pernicious anemia
  • priority journal
  • review
  • stomach tumor
  • therapy
  • blood and hemopoietic system
  • stomach
  • stomach carcinoid
  • Aged
  • Anemia, Pernicious
  • Carcinoid Tumor
  • Case Report
  • Cell Transformation, Neoplastic
  • Female
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Mucosa
  • Gastritis, Atrophic
  • Human
  • Middle Age
  • Polyps
  • Stomach Neoplasms


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