Squamous cell carcinoma of the small intestine
Synonyms: Squamous cell carcinoma of the small bowel
Squamous cell carcinoma of the small intestine is an extremely rare malignant epithelial tumor of the small intestine (most often localized in the duodenum). Presenting symptoms are often nonspecific such as weight loss epigastric pain anorexia weakness fatigue vomiting and abdominal distension and vary depending on localization of the tumor. Gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation may occur in advanced cases.
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