Duodenal neuroendocrine tumors ( d-neTs ) : challenges in diagnosis and treatment

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Duodenal neuroendocrine tumors (d-NETs) represent 2% of all gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms. Approximately 40 to 60% of patients at the time of diagnosis have metastases to regional lymph nodes and 10% have liver metastases. D-NETs are mostly incidentally discovered during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy as solitary lesions confined to the… (More)

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