Schwannoma of ileocecal valve: an incidental finding in a patient with rectal carcinoma

Muhammad, Adnan; Rajapaksa, Trikante; Kiyici, Nejat
September 2003
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS154
Academic Journal
An abstract of the article "Schwannoma of Ileocecal Valve: An Incidental Finding in a Patient With Rectal Carcinoma," by Adnan Muhammad, Trikante Rajapaksa and Nejat Kiyici is presented.


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