Search Results for: Endo

percutaneous endoscopic tube

A tube inserted through the wall of the abdomen directly into the stomach. It allows air and fluid to leave the stomach and can be used to give drugs and … [Read more...]

pancreatic endocrine cancer

A rare cancer that forms in the islets of Langerhans cells (a type of cell found in the pancreas). Also called islet cell carcinoma. … [Read more...]

prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase 2

An enzyme that speeds up the formation of substances that cause inflammation and pain. It may also cause tumor cells to grow. Some tumors have high levels of … [Read more...]

neuroendocrine tumor

A tumor that forms from cells that release hormones in response to a signal from the nervous system. Some examples of neuroendocrine tumors are carcinoid … [Read more...]

neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin

A rare type of cancer that forms on or just beneath the skin, usually in parts of the body that have been exposed to the sun. It is most common in older people … [Read more...]

neuroendocrine

Having to do with the interactions between the nervous system and the endocrine system. Neuroendocrine describes certain cells that release hormones into the … [Read more...]

multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 syndrome

A rare, inherited disorder that affects the endocrine glands and can cause tumors in the parathyroid and pituitary glands and the pancreas. These tumors are … [Read more...]

multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome

An inherited condition that may result in the development of cancers of the endocrine system. There are several types of multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome, … [Read more...]

multiple endocrine adenomatosis

A rare, inherited disorder that affects the endocrine glands and can cause tumors in the parathyroid and pituitary glands and the pancreas. These tumors are … [Read more...]

wireless capsule endoscope

A device used to look at tissues in the esophagus, stomach, and intestines. It is a capsule with a lens, a light, a camera, a radio transmitter, and a battery … [Read more...]