Gastroenterology Research, ISSN 1918-2805 print, 1918-2813 online, Open Access
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Case Report

Volume 4, Number 3, June 2011, pages 125-126

Multifocal Carcinoid Tumor of Small Intestine: A Rare Cause of Chronic Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Suspected on Capsule Endoscopy and Diagnosed on Double Balloon Enteroscopy


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Double-balloon enteroscopy. Friable, ulcerated sessile polypoid lesion in the mid ileum.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Double-balloon enteroscopy. Multiple small polypoid lesions in the distal ileum.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Histopathology. Biopsies from distal ileum polyps showed low-grade neuroendocrine pathology consistent with carcinoid tumor (hematoxylin and eosin stain; magnification x 400).