Jejunal Adenocarcinoma as a Rare Gastrointestinal Tumor: A Case Report

Oswaldo Alejandro Martínez, Rolando Alfredo Bissot, Karim Michelle Botello
2020 Cancer Plus  
Small bowel cancers are rare and usually show nonspecific clinical manifestations. Most diagnoses of small bowel cancers are made in the late stage of the disease. We reported herein a case of 58-year-old man who experienced extensive weight loss after one month of abdominal pain and intermittent vomiting. The patient had clinical manifestations of intestinal obstruction and a sudden reduction in the diameter of the proximal jejunum according to the abdominal and pelvic computed tomography.
more » ... ng laparotomy, we found a jejunal obstruction in the patient. The segment was removed and anastomosed. The patient had a favorable recovery. Histopathological findings of differentiated jejunal adenocarcinoma T3N0M0 are presented in this report.
doi:10.18063/cp.v2i3.355 fatcat:begfepagdndtvnwe5wsagbxfca