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2022 Nov 15

World J Gastrointest Oncol



Rare squamous cell carcinoma of the jejunum causing perforated peritonitis: A case report.


Xiao L, Sun L, Zhang J-X, Pan Y-S
World J Gastrointest Oncol. 2022 Nov 15; 14(11):2295-2301.
PMID: 36438705.


Adenocarcinoma has the highest incidence among malignant tumors of the small intestine (SI). Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) often occurs in organs covered with squamous epithelium. Primary or metastatic SCC originating from the SI is very rare, with very few cases reported in the literature.