[Well-differentiated endocrine carcinoma of the small bowel. Case report and literature review].


BACKGROUND Of all cancers, only 0.3% are carcinoid tumors of the small bowel. The diagnostic approach of these patients is difficult because they may appear asymptomatic for a long time and also because of the low specificity of the currently available diagnostic tests. We present a case in which the laparoscopic approach allowed not just the diagnosis but… (More)