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Concurrent small bowel adenocarcinoma and carcinoid tumor in Crohn's disease - Case report and literature review.
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PMID:  21939921     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Adenocarcinomas of the large and small bowel, as well as intestinal carcinoid tumors have been reported at increased rates in Crohn's disease. We herein report a rare case of concurrent adenocarcinoma and carcinoid tumor of the small bowel presenting as intestinal obstruction and found incidentally at laparotomy in a 55year old male with longstanding ileal Crohn's disease. We performed a Medline Pubmed search for cases of synchronous or composite adenocarcinoma and carcinoid tumor in the setting of Crohn's disease and identified four similar cases. Concurrent adenocarcinoma and carcinoid tumor occurred both in newly diagnosed and longstanding Crohn's disease, most commonly involved the terminal ileum and presented with symptoms mimicking Crohn's disease. Diagnosis was made incidentally at laparotomy in all cases. Lymph node involvement was variable. Clinicians should be aware of this rare entity for expeditious surgical intervention.
Authors:
Doron Boltin; Zohar Levi; Marisa Halpern; Gerald M Fraser
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of Crohn's & colitis     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1876-4479     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-9-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101318676     Medline TA:  J Crohns Colitis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  461-464     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
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