Adenocarcinoma of the jejunum associated with nontropical sprue
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- Petreshock, E.P., Pessah, M. & Menachemi, E. Digest Dis Sci (1975) 20: 796. doi:10.1007/BF01070840
A patient with a thirty-year history of celiac disease, developed malabsorption and ultimately intestinal obstruction. He failed to respond to a strict gluten-free diet, steroids, and antibiotics. Postmortem examination revealed primary adenocarcinoma of the small bowel. The relationship between adenocarcinoma of the jejunum and celiac disease is reviewed.