Primary tumors of the small intestine: CT evaluation

K. M. Dudiak, C. D. Johnson, D. H. Stephens

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Abstract

The diagnosis of tumors of the small intestine can be a challenge for both clinician and radiologist. Typically nonspecific in their clinical presentation, these uncommon neoplasms are seldom high on the list of diagnostic considerations. Consequently, CT, a common method to evaluate patients with vague abdominal symptoms, is likely to afford the initial opportunity to detect and characterize a tumor of the small intestine. This essay, based on the retrospective analysis of a large series of patients with primary neoplasms of the small bowel, focuses on the association of specific CT features with individual tumor types.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)995-998
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume152
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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