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Adenocarcinoma of the small intestine

Disease definition

Small bowel adenocarcinoma (SBA) is a rare small intestinal malignancy, most commonly located in the duodenum (55% of cases) but also rarely in the jejunum and ileum, which is usually discovered at an advanced stage in the 6th to 7th decade of life due to non-specific symptoms at presentation such as nausea, abdominal pain and weight loss. In some cases it is asymptomatic, and therefore usually has a poor prognosis.

ORPHA:104075

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Adenocarcinoma of the small bowel
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: D01.4
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0278803
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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