0
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
ARTICLE |

TUMORS OF THE SMALL INTESTINE

THEODORE S. RAIFORD, M.D.
Arch Surg. 1932;25(2):321-355. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1932.01160200066004.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

RARE TUMORS 

ENTEROCYSTS  Cysts of the intestine are exceedingly rare, and few cases have been reported in the literature. One case only was found in this clinic, occurring in the duodenum of a 3 day old child. The age of incidence has little bearing on the condition. If one accepts the congenital theory of origin, cysts undoubtedly exist from birth. Therefore in cases in which they are symptomatic, clinical recognition occurs early. Asymptomatic cysts, on the contrary, are not recognized until after death. Cysts occasionally are found in the duodenum. Such were the foregoing case and that of Vogt. The site of election, however, is the ileum near Meckel's diverticulum.The gross pathologic process is variable. The cysts may be multiple or they may occur singly. They rarely are larger than a walnut, although cysts as large as a man's head have been reported. The tendency is toward the external

Topics

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

Correspondence

CME
Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Submit a Comment

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();