DAVID B. MONHEIT, M.D.; GEORGE A. DEGENSHEIN, M.D.
In the past 10 years an ever increasing number of small bowel tumors has been reported in the literature. This is undoubtedly due in part to improved diagnostic technics and to a willingness to intervene surgically in cases of gastrointestinal bleeding with negative roentgenograms.
Since the number of small bowel sarcomas remains modest and the literature has been reviewed adequately by others, it seems hardly warranted merely to add another single case history to an already cluttered literature. However, in the case to be reported there are several instructive features: the age of the patient, the disturbing red herring of
MONHEIT DB, DEGENSHEIN GA. LEIOMYOSARCOMA OF THE SMALL BOWEL IN A CHILD1. Ann Intern Med. ;43:903–907. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-43-4-903
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;43(4):903-907.
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