Small Bowel Tumors

Benign tumors are leiomyomas, lipomas, neurofibromas, and fibromas. All these can abdominal bloating, pain, bleeding, diarrhea and – if an obstruction developed – cause vomiting. Polyps do not occur as frequently as in the colon. Small bowel tumors represent 1-5% of all tumors of the gastrointestinal tract (around 9000 cases annually in the US). Benign tumors are leiomyomas, lipomas, neurofibromas, and fibromas. All these can abdominal bloating, pain, bleeding, diarrhea…

September 3, 2018
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