Characteristics of small bowel carcinoma in hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal carcinoma (pages 240–244)
Miguel A. Rodriguez-Bigas, Hans F. A. Vasen, Henry T. Lynch, Patrice Watson, Torben Myrhøj, Heikki J. Järvinen, Jukka Pekka Mecklin, Finlay Macrae, D. James B. St. John, Lucio Bertario, Paulo Fidalgo, Lisa Madlensky and Paul Rozen
Article first published online: 9 NOV 2000 | DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0142(19980715)83:2<240::AID-CNCR6>3.0.CO;2-U
Small bowel adenocarcinoma can be the presenting neoplasm in hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal carcinoma (HNPCC). Similar to colorectal carcinoma in HNPCC, small bowel adenocarcinoma presents at an earlier age and appears to have a better prognosis than in the general population.