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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 48  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 496-499

Periampullary carcinoid: An uncommon tumor at an unusual site

Department of Gastroenterology, I.M.S., B.H.U. Varanasi, India

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A Somani
Department of Gastroenterology, I.M.S., B.H.U. Varanasi
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-509X.92255

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Gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors represent a group of well-differentiated tumors originating from various neuroendocrine cells located in the gastrointestinal mucosa and submucosa. Consequently, there is diversity in their clinical presentation, incidence at specific anatomic sites, biological behavior, hormone production, morphologic characteristics, and immunophenotype. Periampullary carcinoids are extremely rare and less then 100 patients have been reported in the world literature, that too mostly as case reports. We are reporting two cases of periampullary carcinoids, one of which presented with rare manifestation as gastrointestinal bleed and both are doing well after successful pancreatoduodenectomy.


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