Gangliocytic Paraganglioma of the Duodenum: a case report

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to present a case of gangliocytic paraganglioma and review of literature, description of
CT appearance and differential diagnosis. A 38-year-old asymptomatic man, with an increase level of CEA during
physical examination. Gastroscopy revealed a pedunculated mass with superficial erosions at the region of the
ampulla. CT scan shows a filling defect noted at the 3rd portion of the duodenum. After surgical removal of the mass,
pathology revealed a neurogenic tumor mainly located in the submucosal area of the 3rd portion of the duodenum,
with a final diagnosis of gangliocytic paraganglioma.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2009
EventTHE 58TH ANNUAL MEETING OF RSROC - Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung , Taiwan
Duration: Mar 28 2009Mar 29 2009
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ConferenceTHE 58TH ANNUAL MEETING OF RSROC
CountryTaiwan
CityTaichung
Period3/28/093/29/09
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Lao, W., Chien, J., Chang, P-Y., Yao, M. S., Chen, C-Y., & Chan, W. P. (2009). Gangliocytic Paraganglioma of the Duodenum: a case report. Paper presented at THE 58TH ANNUAL MEETING OF RSROC , Taichung , Taiwan.