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Krzysztof Sworczak, Małgorzata Siekierska-Hellmann, Anna Drobińska, Zbigniew Śledziński, Maciej Markuszewski
Med Sci Monit 2001; 7(3): CS457-460
Background: The isolated longstanding hypochromic hyposideremic anemia can be a unique symptom of the jejunal tumor.
Case Report: The authors present a case of 43-year-old woman with small intestine cancer, which manifested as longstanding anemia, decreased serum iron and remained undiagnosed over a period of several years. Special attention has been paid to the problem of adequate diagnostic procedure for disclosing the latent small intestine tumor.