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[Somatostatinoma of the duodenum]

JUNG János1

JUNE 30, 1992

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1992;2(06)

[A malignant endocrine tumor of the middle part of the duodenum is reported in a 58-year old male patient. The tumor was examined with immunohistochemistry and was found to contain predominantly somatostatin-immunoreactive cells with rare cells showing glucagon and HCG immunoreactivity. Microscopically, the tumor had mixed architecture, with a trabeculo-glandular pattern. The first (frozen section) examination suggested a moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma. ]

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