Small bowel (small intestine)
Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 13 March 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Adenoma[TI] small bowel free full text[sb]

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Adenoma. website. Accessed November 17th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Rare compared to colon
  • Often present in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis or Gardner syndrome
  • Single or multiple, sessile or pedunculated, tubular or villous or mixed
  • May become malignant, particularly if large, villous, multiple
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