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Case Report

Small Bowel Intussusception due to Metastasized Sarcomatoid Carcinoma of the Lung: A Rare Cause of Intestinal Obstruction in Adults

Table 1

Reported cases of adult small bowel intussusception caused by metastatic disease.

1965–2007 [4] 
(Number of patients)
After 2007
(Number of patients)
(Number of patients)

Malignant melanoma16824
Lung cancer9615
Renal cell cancer426
 Esophageal cancer1
 Gluteal leiomyosarcoma1
 Pleural mesothelioma1
 Blue rubber bleb naevus syndrome1
 Peripheral nerve sheath tumor1
 Liposarcoma of the thigh1

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