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

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 15 February 2018, last major update August 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

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

Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Adenoma. website. Accessed March 18th, 2018.
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