Primary malignant tumours of the duodenum.

  title={Primary malignant tumours of the duodenum.},
  author={Glen A. Nix and John P. Wilson and Jan Dees},
  journal={RoFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Rontgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin},
  volume={142 4},
The clinical and radiological findings in 19 patients with primary duodenal malignancy are described. Weight loss, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting were the main symptoms. Diagnosis was made by endoscopy or ERCP (71%) or by barium studies (68%). In retrospect the tumour was visible in 97% of the studies. Tumour growth was longitudinal, circular or spiral, the inner curvature being involved over a greater length than the outer curvature. Exophytic tumour growth, involvement of the papilla of… CONTINUE READING