Duodenal erosion with bleeding from a non-functioning islet cell tumour. A case report

Shuttleworth R.D. (1988)


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A patient with a clinically non-functioning pancreatic islet cell tumour in the medial wall of the duodenum with erosion of the overlying mucosa presented with gastro-intestinal bleeding. At gastroduodenoscopy, the tumour with its apical ulcer was thought to be a leiomyoma. The lesion was excised locally and two other non-functioning APUDomas were shelled out of the body and tail of the pancreas.

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