Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey
versão ISSN 1025-0255
ARREDONDO BRUCE, Alfredo et al. Refractory anemia by leiomyosarcoma of small intestine.: A case report. AMC [online]. 2008, vol.12, n.3, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1025-0255.
The adenocarcinoma of small intestine is an infrequent tumor in the clinical practice. A case of a 50 years old man is presented, admitted in the hospital in several occasions by refractory anemia to the treatment. In his last admission an umbilical region tumour with sister Mary's and Joseph's nodules was detected. Exploratory laparotomy was carried out, an small intestine tumor was detected as cause of the anemia by digestive bleeding. The anatomicopathological diagnostic was a low-grade jejunal adenocarcinoma.
Palavras-chave : Jejunal neoplasms; adenocarcinoma; gastrointestinal hemorrhage; anemia; intestinal neoplasms.