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Curriculum based clinical reviews
A guide to midgut neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) and carcinoid syndrome
  1. Vincent T F Cheung1,
  2. Mohid S Khan2
  1. 1Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
  2. 2Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff & Vale University Hospital Board, Cardiff, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Mohid S Khan, Department of Gastroenterology, Cardiff & Vale University Hospital Board, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, Wales, CF14 4XW, UK; mohid.khan{at}


Patients with midgut neuroendocrine tumours or carcinoid syndrome often face a delayed diagnosis. This article aims to highlight the different ways in which patients with midgut neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) present, the diagnostic approach to them, the current methods of management available and future considerations.

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