Carcinoid tumor of the small intestine: A case report
Keywords:Carcinoid tumor, Ileum, Retractile mesenteritis, Surgery
Carcinoid tumors are the second most common tumors of the small intestine after adenocarcinoma. These tumors are discovered either incidentally in the event of investigating non-specific digestive disorders notably in patients with Konig’s syndrome. Diagnosis is confirmed through histopathology complemented with immunohistochemistry. Surgery is the only curative treatment and it is indicated upon decision by a multidisciplinary treatment team. We report a case of a 65-year-old woman with carcinoid tumor of the ileum.
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