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      Highlights

      • Carcinoid heart disease occurs in about 50% of cases with carcinoid syndrome.
      • Right sided heart valves are the most commonly involved valves in carcinoid heart disease.
      • The classical clinical sign of severe tricuspid regurgitation incude Lancisi's sign.

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