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1

What % of small bowel neoplasms are benign?

35%

2

Give 5 benign small bowel neoplasms

Lipoma
Leiomyoma
Neurofibroma
Haemangioma
Adenomatous polyps

3

In what conditions are there increased risk of small bowel adenomatous polyps?

FAP
Peutz-Jeghers

4

What % of small bowel neoplasms are malignant?

65%

5

What % of GI malignancies are small bowel?

2%

6

Give 4 malignant small bowel neoplasms

Adenocarcinoma
Carcinoid
Lymphoma
GIST

7

What % of small bowel malignant tumours are adenocarcinomas?

20%

8

What % of small bowel malignant tumours are carcinoid?

40%

9

In what condition are small bowel lymphomas more common?

Coeliac disease

10

Why do small bowel neoplasms often present late?

Because they often have non-specific symptoms

11

What are the symptoms of small bowel neoplasms?

Nausea and vomiting
Symptoms of obstruction
Weight loss
Abdominal pain
Bleeding
Jaundice

12

What can cause jaundice in small bowel neoplasms?

Biliary obstruction or liver mets

13

What imaging is done in small bowel neoplasms?

AXR
Ba follow through
CT

14

What might be found on AXR in small bowel neoplasms?

Small bowel obstruction

15

What endoscopy techniques may be used in small bowel neoplasms?

Push enteroscopy
Capsule endoscopy