Carcinoid tumor of the ileum with intestinal obstruction

Tadahiro Nozoe, Atsuji Kuriyama, Masayuki Kitamura, Yasunori Iso, Keishi Okita, Takashi Matsumata, Takahiko Kasai, Hiroshi Hashimoto, Keizo Sugimachi

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An 83 year-old female presenting with intestinal obstruction due to a carcinoid tumor of the small intestine is herein reported. The intra-operative findings revealed a stenotic lesion and ischemic changes of the ileum. A segmental jejunotomy was performed and a submucosal tumor was recognized as a causal lesion. Histopathological investigation demonstrated the features of carcinoid tumor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1013-1015
Number of pages3
Issue number26
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology


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