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March 1989

Treatment of Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome With a Long-Acting Somatostatin Analogue

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Dermatology (Drs Altman and Tschen), Pathology (Dr Tschen), and Internal Medicine (Dr Rice), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. Dr Altman is in private practice, Sunrise, Fla.

Arch Dermatol. 1989;125(3):394-396. doi:10.1001/archderm.1989.01670150084014

• A patient with malignant carcinoid syndrome was treated with a long-acting somatostatin analogue. The cutaneous and systemic improvement our patient had while receiving this therapy is described.

(Arch Dermatol 1989;125:394-396)