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Pancreatic extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumour masquerading as a bleeding duodenal mass.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23087281     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a 55-year-old man presenting to our institution with a gastrointestinal bleed. He was found to have a 5 cm pancreatic extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumours (EGISTs) eroding into the duodenum and ampulla of Vater. Pancreaticoduodenectomy was performed and the tumour was noted to be positive for CD117 and CD34 with six mitotic figures per 50/high-powered field. At 5 months postoperatively he is receiving treatment with imatinib and doing well. To the best of our knowledge, our patient is only the 18th case reported in the literature to date.
Authors:
Jacqueline Wegge; David M Bartholomew; Leandra H Burke; Lisa A Miller
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-10-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Western Michigan University School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA.
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