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Carcinoid syndrome: an unusual cause of diarrhoea.
  1. M D King,
  2. D G Young,
  3. I M Hann,
  4. W J Patrick


    A 9 year old girl underwent laparotomy because of intermittent diarrhoea, present since infancy. Histology of a mass at the head of pancreas and multiple hepatic nodules suggested an apudoma. Plasma serotonin and urinary excretion of 5 hydroxy indole acetic acid were raised. The child is asymptomatic four years after diagnosis.

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