Small bowel neuroendocrine tumor

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Abdominal pain and diarrhea.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

A 45 × 30 mm soft tissue density mass in the small bowel mesenteric root, accompanied by mild adjacent bowel loops wall thickening most consistent with neuroendocrine tumor.

A 22 mm cortical cyst is noted at right kidney. 
The prostate gland is enlarged.
Degenerative changes as osteophytosis are seen at the lumbar spine.

Case Discussion

Pathology proven case of metastatic small bowel neuroendocrine tumor

Neuroendocrine tumors can arise in bowel and lung, as well as at other sites and it can metastasize to multiple sites including regional nodes, liver, lung, and bone.

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Case information

rID: 89231
Published: 4th May 2021
Last edited: 5th May 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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