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Small bowel tumors

  • F. P. Rossini
  • M. Risio

Abstract

Tumors of the small bowel represent about 5% of all primary neoplasms of the gastrointestinal tract. The incidence is probably underestimated, diagnostic methods not being very effective, in particular when the neoplasm, whether benign or malignant, is small in size.

Keywords

Small Bowel Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Mucinous Adenocarcinoma Adenomatous Tissue Push Enteroscopy 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia, Milano 1998

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  • F. P. Rossini
  • M. Risio

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