Signet ring cell carcinoma mimicking ileal Crohn's disease

Serkan Dogan, Mehmet Celikbilek, Eray Eroglu, Ahmet Yagbasan, Gulten Can Sezgin, Sebnem Gursoy, Kemal Deniz
2013 Gastroenterology Insights  
Signet ring cell carcinoma is a subtype of adenocarcinoma and mainly originated from stomach. Terminal ileum involvement is uncommon and only 2 cases have been reported in the literature. We represent a case of signet ring cell carcinoma of the terminal ileum showing gross features mimicking Crohn's disease in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis.
doi:10.4081/gi.2013.e2 fatcat:dgx635b6bvesvi43b3jttunotq