Small bowel (small intestine)
Other malignancies

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 15 March 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Small bowel metastases[TIAB]

See also: Melanoma metastatic to small bowel

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Metastases. website. Accessed November 18th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Often appear as multiple polypoid tumors causing obstruction or perforation
  • Usually melanoma (see Melanoma metastatic to small bowel), lung carcinoma, breast carcinoma, choriocarcinoma
Case reports
Gross images

Contributed by Dr. Semir Vranić, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Gallbladder carcinosarcoma: metastatic to small bowel

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Osteosarcoma metastatic to jejunum

Metastasis - site of origin not specified

Microscopic (histologic) images

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Metastatic leiomyosarcoma

Metastatic osteosarcoma

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