Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterologia
Print version ISSN 0120-9957
GARCIA, Jairo et al. Hepatic diffuse carcinoid tumor associated with hepatic insufficiency: case report and literature review. Rev Col Gastroenterol [online]. 2006, vol.21, n.2, pp. 122-125. ISSN 0120-9957.
The carcinoid tumor can compromise the liver in a primary form (TCHP) or with metastases of distant place. Both presentations are generally solitary or multiple tumors but the presentation diffuse is very unusual. As well, there are few reports that relate these tumors with hepatic acute insufficiency.