Primary Article

Carcinoid of the Duodenum

Authors: JOHN ROBERT SELLARS MD, FRED T. CALDWELL MD

Abstract

Abstract: A case of carcinoid of the duodenum, one of the least common types of tumors found in the duodenum, is reported in a 50-year-old male alcoholic. The 1 cm submucosal mass which was removed from the superior portion of the duodenal bulb showed, on frozen section, a histologic pattern typical of a carcinoid tumor. Reviewed are some historic, clinical, and pathologic features of carcinoid, including early reports of carcinoid in the literature, location of carcinoid tumors, symptoms, gross and microscopic characteristics, and treatment.

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