Primary Adenocarcinoma of Jejunum: A Case Report


Affiliations

  • PIMS, Jalandhar, Department of Pathology, Punjab, 144006, India
  • PIMS, Jalandhar, Department of Surgery, Punjab, 144006, India

Abstract

Malignancy of small intestine is a very rare entity. Duodenum is the most common site for intestinal malignancy. The lesions present with stricture mostly. Small intestinal strictures distal to the duodenum are relatively inaccessible by endoscopy. This leads to difficulty in definitive preoperative diagnosis. The symptoms in case of jejunal malignancy are very nonspecific and a high index of suspicion is required for diagnosis.

Keywords

Adenocarcinoma, Jejunum, Small Intestine

Subject Discipline

Pathology

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