Patterns of Spread of Disease from the Small Intestine

  • Morton A. Meyers
  • Chusilp Charnsangavej
  • Michael Oliphant


The small intestine consists of the duodenum, jejunum, and the ileum. In this chapter, we shall describe the patterns of disease spread involving the jejunum and ileum, and the appendix.


Small Intestine Superior Mesenteric Artery Carcinoid Tumor Superior Mesenteric Vein Distal Ileum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Morton A. Meyers
    • 1
  • Chusilp Charnsangavej
    • 2
  • Michael Oliphant
    • 3
  1. 1.State University of New YorkStony BrookUSA
  2. 2.The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyWake Forest University, School of MedicineWinston-SalemUSA

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