Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0052p38 | (1) | UKINETS2017

Paraneoplastic syndrome or De Novo diagnosis?: Metastatic small bowel neuroendocrine tumour presenting with Giant cell arteritis

Nanda Ruth , Smith Ellie , Munir Alia

Neuroendocrine tumours are rare, with an incidence of 8/100,000 in the UK. They result from excessive proliferation of neuroendocrine cells and are classified based on their site of origin, differentiation and clinical syndrome. Giant cell arteritis (GCA), a systemic vasculitis of unknown aetiology, rarely appears as a paraneoplastic syndrome. It is histologically characterised by granulomatous infiltrates with multinucleated giant cells at the intima media junction. The relat...