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2010, Volume 26, Number 1, Page(s) 078-081     
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DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2010.01000
Adenomyoma of the Small Intestine: Case Report
Cevriye CANSIZ1, Gülşah KAYGUSUZ1, Işınsu KUZU1, Şiyar ERSÖZ2, Selçuk HAZİNEDAROĞLU2
1Department of Pathology, Ankara University, Faculty of Medicine, ANKARA, TURKEY
2Department of General Surgery, Ankara University, Faculty of Medicine, ANKARA, TURKEY
Keywords: Jejunum, Adenomyoma, Inguinal hernia

Adenomyoma of the small intestine is a rare entity characterized by a mixture of glandular structures with intervening bundles of smooth muscle. It occurs mostly in the periampullary region or ileum. Seven cases of jejunal adenomyoma have previously been reported in the literature. We describe here a 61-year-old male suffering from an inguinal hernia with a polipoid lesion in the submucosa of the jejunum strangulated in hernisac.

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