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Intestinal lymphangiectasia mimicking primary peritoneal carcinoma.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
  • Jennifer C. Steines, University of Iowa
  • Joshua H. Larson
  • Neal Wilkinson
  • Patricia Kirby
  • Michael J. Goodheart, University of Iowa
Document Type
Article
Peer Reviewed
1
Publication Date
10-1-2010
Abstract
Intestinal lymphangiectasia is an obstruction of the lymphatic system. We report on a patient with mesenteric adenopathy and an elevated CA125 level, which were suspicious for peritoneal carcinoma. Further evaluation and bowel resection identified intestinal lymphangiectasia. This disease should be considered in patients with mesenteric adenopathy and a small bowel mass.
Keywords
  • CA-125 Antigen,
  • Carcinoma,
  • Diagnosis,
  • Differential,
  • Female,
  • Humans,
  • Liver Cirrhosis,
  • Biliary,
  • Lymphangiectasis,
  • Middle Aged,
  • Peritoneal Neoplasms,
  • Tomography,
  • X-Ray Computed
Published Article/Book Citation
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology (2010) 203:4, pp. 9-9.
Citation Information
Jennifer C. Steines, Joshua H. Larson, Neal Wilkinson, Patricia Kirby, et al.. "Intestinal lymphangiectasia mimicking primary peritoneal carcinoma." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology Vol. 203 Iss. 4 (2010) p. 9 - 9 ISSN: 1097-6868
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/michael_goodheart/48/