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October 1980

Multiple Malignant Carcinoids of the Stomach

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington.

Arch Surg. 1980;115(10):1219-1221. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1980.01380100063015

• A patient had multiple malignant carcinoids of the stomach. She is alive without evidence of recurrent disease or manifestations of the carcinoid syndrome almost seven years after total gastrectomy, demonstrating the favorable prognosis that follows aggressive surgical excision, even in the presence of lymph node metastases.

(Arch Surg 115:1219-1221, 1980)

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