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Excision of Benign Tumours of Small Intestine


Excision of Benign Tumours of Small Intestine develop as a single or multiple lesions of several subtypes that includes hyperplastic polyps, adenomas, gut stromal tumors, lipomas, and hemangiomas. The symptoms may include abdominal pain, constipation, melena, perforation of the bowel, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting palpable mass, obstruction, anorexia, and anemia. It is diagnosed by Barium contrast studies (eg, upper gastrointestinal series, small-bowel enteroclysis), arteriography, computed tomography, ultrasonography, upper endoscopy/intraoperative enteroscopy, capsule endoscopy, and exploratory laparotomy with excision of the lesion is the safest and most direct method for lesion identification and treatment.