SMALL-BOWEL TUMORS

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Clinical Features

Uncommon tumors (~5% of all GI neoplasms); usually present with bleeding, abdominal pain, weight loss, fever, or intestinal obstruction (intermittent or fixed); increased incidence of lymphomas in pts with gluten-sensitive enteropathy, Crohn’s disease involving small bowel, AIDS, prior organ transplantation, autoimmune disorders.

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