Multifocal leiomyosarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract requiring emergency surgical treatment for small bowel intussusception.

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A case of multifocal leiomyosarcoma of the stomach, duodenum and jejunum presenting as an intestinal occlusion for small bowel intussusception is reported. Complete surgical excision of the tumour was not possible due to the wide dissemination. The patient died two months later for haemorrhage from an ulcerated gastric localization. Surgical and prognostic… (More)

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