Duodenal gastrinoma: a diagnostic dilemma.

@article{Khan2009DuodenalGA,
  title={Duodenal gastrinoma: a diagnostic dilemma.},
  author={Rehan N. Khan and Virinder Kumar Bansal and Subodh Kumar and Vikas Jindal and Mahesh Chandra Misra and Vikram Bhatia},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={197 5},
  pages={e48-50}
}
Preoperative assessment and localization is crucial in the management and outcome of patients with duodenal gastrinoma. Localization can be challenging because of small size and variable location. We describe our experience of managing 1 such patient by localizing the lesion during the preoperative period. Side-viewing endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, and somatostatin receptor scintigraphy determined the exact location of the tumor, which was confirmed during surgery on palpation, endoscopic… CONTINUE READING

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