What Is Adenocarcinoma Of Small Intestine?
Adenocarcinomas are malignant tumors, or cancer, of the small bowel arising out of glandular tissue. They fall in the category of rare neoplasm, comprising only 3% of all gastrointestinal malignancies.
Primary adenocarcinoma is the most common histological (cell) subtype constituting 35–50% of cases.1
Q: What does adenocarcinoma look like?
A: Adenocarcinoma may manifest as strictures, nodules, excavating masses, or annular lesions.2
What Is Adenocarcinoma Of Small Intestine In Celiac Disease and/or Gluten Sensitivity?
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- Benhammane H, El M’rabet FZ, Serhouchni KI, El yousfi M, Charif I, Toughray I, et al. Small Bowel Adenocarcinoma Complicating Coeliac Disease: A Report of Three Cases and the Literature Review. Case Rep Oncol Med. 2012; 2012: 935183. Published online 2012 December 1. doi: 10.1155/2012/935183
- Ramachandran I, Sinha R, Rajesh A, Verma R. Multidetector row CT of small bowel tumors. Clinical Radiology. 2007; 62:607-614.