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Smile Easy one: diarrhea + flushing

A 53-year-old anxious woman comes to the ED. She complains of diarrhea and abdomina lcramps. Physicial exam reveals intense flushing of the skin. 24-hour urine study is most likely to show elevated levels of
(A) acetylcholine
(B) 5-HIAA
(C) porphobilinogen
(D) VMA
(E) homovanillic acid
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Carcinoid synd......
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B is my ans
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(b) 5-hiaa
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Carcinoid tumor.

B. is the answer.
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You are right, it's the carcinoid, B.

Though BRS_BS had question with similar presentation, and had answer D as a correct. Thanks for making me sure the mistake is not on my side.
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