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.
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