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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2020, Volume : 8, Issue : 2
First page : ( 169) Last page : ( 170)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2020.00040.2

Neuro Endocrine Tumor (NET)

Mrs. Deepa R.1,*, Mrs. Kavitha D.1

Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore

1Nursing Tutor, College of Nursing, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore

*Corresponding Author E-mail: deepamaheswari78@gmail.com

Online published on 3 June, 2020.


Neuro endocrine tumor is neoplasm that arise from the cells of endocrine and nervous system. Many are benign, while some are malignant. Intestine is the common site of this type of tumor, and also found in pancreas, lung and other rest of the body. Five-year survival rates can be as high as 90% when the tumors haven't spread to distant organs or lymph nodes. It is diagnosed in early stages and properly treated, can be favorable

Case History

Mr. Mani, 65 years who admitted in a private hospital with severe abdominal pain, aphasia and constipation for the past few months. He is a known case of hypothyroidism, CVT. On the day of admission, he was conscious and oriented. He was treated by anti-emetics, steroids, anti-platelet, anti-thyroid and anti-coagulant.



Aphasia, constipation, hypothyroidism.


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