Small bowel carcinoid tumor

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Chronic abdominal pain with fatigue.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

There is an enhancing soft tissue mass (3.5 x 3.2 x 2 cm) within the small bowel mesentery in the right flank with spiculated contours. Distortion with mild thickening and enhancement of the adjacent small bowel loops, Numerous adjacent mesenteric nodules with fat stranding indicating most likely mesenteric metastasis.

No hepatic metastasis was seen.

Note small gallstone is seen.

Case Discussion

CT features of a probable small bowel carcinoid tumor with mesenteric metastasis.

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