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Have you heard of “cancer-like”?

  Master Qin, who is over half a century old, is a well-known “wine master” in the community. For more than 30 years, he has forged an indissoluble bond with Laojiu.
  Master Qin has a characteristic of drinking. He doesn’t want to drink food, even a head of garlic or a few peanuts can drink a meal. After drinking, he was full of energy, talking and laughing. In his words: “After drinking, he looks like a fairy.” But in the past two years, he has not been so proud, and often has symptoms such as low-grade fever, abdominal pain, abdominal distension, nausea, vomiting, and blood in the stool. At the beginning, the symptoms were mild, so I didn’t pay much attention to them. One afternoon a week ago, Master Qin suddenly developed severe abdominal pain accompanied by moderate fever, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, as well as symptoms such as facial and neck flushing, bruising, and nervousness. Seeing this, his wife immediately dialed “120”, and the ambulance rushed him to a nearby hospital like lightning. After being rescued by the emergency doctor, he was transferred to the internal medicine department for hospitalization. After consultation with gastroenterology and oncology experts and various auxiliary examinations, the patient was finally diagnosed as mesenteric carcinoid, and underwent surgical treatment, and biopsies were taken for pathological examination. One week later, the pathological examination results were: consistent with mesenteric carcinoid. The wound healed in one week after the operation, and the body recovered well. He was discharged from the hospital two weeks later and was instructed to undergo chemotherapy one month later.
  Carcinoid tumors are more common in people over the age of 45. If diagnosed early, the success rate of surgery is high. It mostly occurs in the gastrointestinal tract and appendix of the human body, followed by the small intestine, rectum, colon and mesentery, and can also be found in the bronchi. Carcinoid usually presents as small submucosal nodules with a diameter of 1 to 2 cm, mostly with the coexistence of several nodules. Carcinoid grows slowly, with a tumor diameter of 0.5 to 1.5 cm. About 50% of cancer patients metastasize, often to the liver, lung, brain, bone and other parts.
  Different carcinoids occur in different sites, and their clinical cure performances are also different. Carcinoids that occur in the appendix and intestinal lumen are often manifested as fever, abdominal pain, abdominal distension, nausea, and vomiting, and are easily confused with acute appendicitis; carcinoids that occur in the small intestine and mesentery are easily misdiagnosed as colitis, gastric enteritis. In particular, mesenteric carcinoid has a high rate of malignant transformation, and it is easy to invade adjacent tissues or metastasize to the liver, intestinal cavity, etc., causing abdominal mass to compress the intestinal cavity and form intestinal obstruction.
  Carcinoid tissue can cause vasoconstriction and intestinal peristalsis to accelerate, thereby causing carcinoid syndrome such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, rapid heartbeat, and increased pulse pressure difference; Peristalsis hyperactivity, etc. lead to abdominal pain, diarrhea; severe cases often cause dehydration, acidosis and other water and electrolyte disorders. In the case of bronchial carcinoid, it manifests as carcinoid syndrome such as chest tightness, shortness of breath, palpitations, tachycardia, cough, asthma, and dyspnea.
  Carcinoid tumors are between benign and malignant tumors. They have a tendency to become malignant and are more likely to become malignant tumors. It is a type of argentocytoma, which is also cancer-like. Therefore, clinical cure is also called argyrophilic carcinoma. Therefore, Master Qin still needs chemotherapy after surgery.
  Once the above-mentioned carcinoid symptoms are found at home, especially those with chronic abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea and palpable lumps in the abdomen, they should be alert to the possibility of cancer-like tumors and go to a large hospital for further examination in time to make a clear diagnosis so as not to delay the treatment. A good opportunity for surgery was missed, leading to malignant transformation of carcinoid and life-threatening.

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