Malignancy Arising in a Duplication Cyst of the Jejunum in an Elderly Man Presented as Intestinal Obstruction

  • IMJ Iraqi Medical Journal
Keywords: Malignancy, Arising, Duplication



Enteric Duplication is a rare benign malformation that can occur anywhere along the digestive tract. It usually presents in infancy while adulthood presentation is rare. Malignant transformation is a very rare incident. In this paper; we report a case of malignant transformation in a jejunal duplication cyst in an elderly man who presented urgently with high small bowel obstruction. The case shall be presented, discussed along with literature review of this problem.

Keywords: Enteric duplications, Malignant changes, Small bowel obstruction, Endoluminal ultrasound.

Iraqi Medical Journal Vol. 63, No. 1, January 2017; p.109-114.

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