Anus and perianal area
Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 April 2013, last major update April 2005
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● Usually small, classified as a rectal tumor
● 30% of anorectal carcinoids have a second tumor, often colonic adenocarcinoma
● Good prognosis: less than 2 cm, confined to mucosa or submucosa; treat with local excision
End of Anus and perianal area > Other malignancies > Carcinoid tumor
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