Donnellan F, Moran S, Patchett SE. An incidentaloma at ileal intubation. World J Gastrointest Endosc 2011; 3(11): 228-230
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World J Gastrointest Endosc. Nov 16, 2011; 3(11): 228-230 Published online Nov 16, 2011. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v3.i11.228
An incidentaloma at ileal intubation
Fergal Donnellan, Sarah Moran, Stephen E Patchett
Fergal Donnellan, Sarah Moran, Stephen E Patchett, Department of Gastroenterology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 1, Ireland
Author contributions: Donnellan F and Moran S wrote the manuscript; Patchett S edited the manuscript.
Correspondence to: Fergal Donnellan, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 1, Ireland. email@example.com
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Received: August 30, 2010 Revised: December 14, 2010 Accepted: April 25, 2011 Published online: November 16, 2011
The authors report the case of a primary small bowel lymphoma discovered incidentally in a 33-year-old male following ileal intubation at colonoscopy. The patient subsequently underwent curative treatment with chemotherapy. This case not only highlights the importance of routine ileoscopy but also the successful use of chemotherapy in a disease for which the optimal treatment modality has not been well characterized.