Small bowel carcinoid: a rare cause of bowel obstruction

Rodrigues, Gabriel and Prabhu, Raghunath and Bharadwaj, Ravi (2013) Small bowel carcinoid: a rare cause of bowel obstruction. BMJ Case Report. ISSN 1757-790X

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Carcinoid tumours though commonly affect the appendix, are a rare cause of small bowel obstruction, causing a diagnostic dilemma. We presented a 70-yearold man with small bowel obstruction, not responding to conservative management, which required an emergency laparotomy and was found to have a mass encasing the mid-jejunal loops and mesentery that was resected and reported to be a carcinoid tumour.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2014 04:25
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2014 04:25

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