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2020 Apr 16

BMC Gastroenterol



Misdiagnosis of multiple synchronous small bowel adenocarcinomas as intestinal tuberculosis: a case report.


Li Q, Chen T, Cui H, Xiao X, Chen C, Shen Z, Ji F, Yin L
BMC Gastroenterol. 2020 Apr 16; 20(1):112.
PMID: 32299377.


Small bowel adenocarcinoma (SBA) is a rare malignancy that primarily occurs in the duodenum. Multiple synchronous SBA is unique rare and difficult to diagnose due to non-specific disease presentation. Protocols to identify multiple synchronous SBA during early disease stages are urgently required.