Leiomyomas and leiomyosarcomas of the small intestine

Author(s): Starr GF, Dockerty MB


Malignant growths of the small bowel account for approximately i to 3 per cent of malignant tumors of the gastrointestinal tract-.#{176}’8’ Leiomyosarcomas are the second most common primary tumor of the small bowel, their frequency being one-third to one-half that of 38.19 Lymphosarcomas represent a close third. Through 1959, the literature recorded 257 cases of small bowel leiomyosarcomas’7 and since then additional cases have been 48,16,

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