Jejunal Amyloidoma - a rare cause of gastrointestinal bleeding


We report a case of localized amyloid tumor of the jejunum which presented with abdominal pain and gastrointestinal bleeding. We reviewed the pathophysiologic process that precipitates bleeding in this rare tumor. We also examined the documented radiologic and endoscopic features of amyloidosis of the small bowel in the light of our reported case. All with… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1757-1626-2-9100


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@inproceedings{Oyasiji2009JejunalA, title={Jejunal Amyloidoma - a rare cause of gastrointestinal bleeding}, author={Tolutope O Oyasiji and Steven M Yood}, booktitle={Cases journal}, year={2009} }