Metastasis: Desmoplastic Local Lymph Nodes Lesion
Cancers are sorted by a combination of rarity, overall frequency of metastases, and predilection for this site.
|Gastrointestinal Carcinoid||Common||Fibrosis (desmoplastic reaction) can cause kinking of bowel and obstruction. Often the mesenteric lymphadenopathy may be larger than the primary tumor, in the case of small intestine primaries. Around 70% of mesenteric lymph node metastases contain calcification.|