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BACKGROUND Barrett's esophagus (BE) is a disease with a rising prevalence in western countries probably due to the unhealthy lifestyle. In significant number of cases it develops to esophageal adenocarcinoma. Two decades ago, important gene regulators (microRNAs) were discovered and their attendance in the process of malignant transformation was(More)
Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) is highly aggressive malignancy that frequently develops from Barrett's esophagus (BE), a premalignant pathologic change occurring in the lower end of the esophagus. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small, non-coding RNAs that function as posttranscriptional regulators of gene expression and were repeatedly proved to play key roles in(More)
BACKGROUND Possibly any tumor that can cause mechanical obstruction of the distal bile duct can induce acute pancreatitis. However, acute pancreatitis as the first clinical manifestation of duodenal lymphoma is extremely rare. OBJECTIVE To report the case of a patient with acute pancreatitis as an extremely rare first manifestation of duodenal MALT(More)
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