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Gastric neuroendocrine carcinoma arising from heterotopic pancreatic tissue.

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An 85 year old man presented with symptoms of dyspepsia and increase in stool frequency of two months duration. Upper endoscopy revealed an ulcer and the biopsy was interpreted as carcinoma with endocrine features. A formal distal gastrectomy was planned, but intraoperatively, because of the patient's condition, a wedge resection was performed. Histology revealed a neuroendocrine tumour (grade 1), located mainly in the submucosa, which had caused mucosal attenuation and ulceration. Associated...

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10.1136/jcp.2003.013557

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Clinical Lab Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
Journal of clinical pathology
Volume:
57
Issue:
3
Pages:
314-317
Publication date:
2004-03-05
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EISSN:
1472-4146
ISSN:
0021-9746
URN:
uuid:0477a3fd-d2d5-4c77-a977-1d3e3b9c2f83
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122105
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pubs:122105

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