Neuromuscular and vascular hamartoma of the small intestine

Citation
F. Scintu et al., Neuromuscular and vascular hamartoma of the small intestine, DIGEST SURG, 18(4), 2001, pp. 331-333
Citations number
5
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Surgery
Journal title
DIGESTIVE SURGERY
ISSN journal
0253-4886 → ACNP
Volume
18
Issue
4
Year of publication
2001
Pages
331 - 333
Database
ISI
SICI code
0253-4886(2001)18:4<331:NAVHOT>2.0.ZU;2-C
Abstract
Neuromuscular and vascular hamartoma is an extremely rare stricturing condi tion of the small bowel. It consists of abnormal mixtures of intestinal tis sues: disorganized fascicles of smooth muscle derived from the submucosa, b undles of nonmyelinated nerve fibers with scattered abnormal ganglion cells and hemangiomatous vessels, occurring focally and causing recurrent obstru ctive symptoms or occult chronic gastrointestinal bleeding. In this paper w e report our experience with this tumor. Copyright (C) 2001 S. Karger AG, B asel.