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Carcinoid Syndrome

He lay there in the ICU bed with his family standing by in the waiting area. As the intern on call, I was called to his bedside once again because his blood pressure plunged dangerously low. Unfortunately, his prognosis was poor, in fact terminal. The medical team knew this would be the last time he…

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While rare diseases are uncommon, there are a multitude of them. In the US, there are approximately 7,000 diseases that are considered to be rare. It is approximated that there are nearly 300,000,000 patients around the world who are diagnosed with a rare disease. In the US, a rare disease is defined as any disease…

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