Small Bowel Obstruction caused by a Carcinoid Tumour

  • GEE Shallaly
  • KA Jelli

Abstract

We present a rare case of carcinoid tumour presenting as a small bowel obstruction in a young male patient. Pitfalls of diagnosis, including confusion with irritable bowel syndrome are high-lighted. The current management strategies of this tumour are reviewed.


Keywords: irritable bowel, appendicitis, choleystitis.

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