Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology
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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 197-199

Concurrence of duodenal carcinoid and diffuse gastric adenocarcinoma: A rare phenomenon

Department of Pathology, Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal Campus), Manipal, Karnataka, India

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Parampalli S Srilatha
Department of Pathology, Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal campus), Manipal - 576 104, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-3767.36754

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Synchronous tumors are well documented in the gastrointestinal tract. Various combinations have been studied. There are a few studies, which highlight the incidental finding of the yellow beauty-the "carcinoid" of the duodenum simultaneously occurring with the venomous "diffuse gastric adenocarcinoma". This is a report one such case in a 58 year-old man, who unfortunately died on the 4 th postoperative day due to cardiopulmonary arrest.

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