Irrfan Khan affected with Neuroendocrine Tumor
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Irrfan Khan affected with Neuroendocrine Tumor. Neuroendocrine tumor (NET), a disease which affects a Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan this time, is actually in the category of extremely rare disease.

If this disease, which occurs in just 5 out of a million people, does not detect in time, then it takes the form of fatal cancer.

It begins with the formation of a tumor in the body. This disease is not incurable. Moreover, if the doctor does not detect it in time, then it can be fatal.

Additionally, Irrfan Khan did disclose his illness, suffering from this tumor.

Irrfan Khan affected with Neuroendocrine Tumor Read What is Neuroendocrine Tumor?

This disease links with endocrine glands, which secrete hormones in the body. Moreover, Nervous system controls the Endocrine Glands. However, The wild growth of certain types of endocrine cells that are found in these glands causes the Tumor. These cells are born in the gastrointestinal (GI) pathway and lungs. Neuroendocrine tumors, however, can spread throughout the body, but it can start with eight endocrine glands found in the body.

Do not delay to go to a doctor if you find these symptoms

  • Frequent urination and hunger and thirst
  • Stress, anxiety, instability, dizziness unconsciousness
  • Increasing blood pressure, fever, and vomiting
  • Frequent stools for several days
  • Sudden weight gain or increase

What are the Places where endocrine cells are Found in our Body?

The pituitary gland, adrenal, thyroid, parathyroid, test, ovary, pineal, Langerhans cell, and thymus.

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