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Vol. 5, No. 1, 2011
Issue release date: January – April
Section title: Published: April 2011

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Case Rep Gastroenterol 2011;5:232–238
(DOI:10.1159/000327986)

Composite Adenocarcinoma and Carcinoid Gastric Tumor in Chronic Atrophic Gastritis and Pernicious Anemia

Adler A.C.a · Cestero C.a · Lewis III E.H.b · Roberts I.M.a, c · Castillo E.A.c, d
Departments of aInternal Medicine and bPathology and Laboratory Medicine, and cSection of Gastroenterology, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Conn.; dGastroenterology Associates of Fairfield County, Fairfield, Conn., USA

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Abstract

A 42-year-old Hispanic female was referred for investigation of unexplained weight loss. Initial upper endoscopy showed atrophic gastritis. Repeat endoscopy one year later revealed the presence of mixed composite tumor consisting of gastric adenocarcinoma and carcinoid tumors. Treatment was accomplished by surgical excision. Such cases are extremely rare and few such reports are available in the literature. We discuss the pathologies and means by which these tumors are classified and treated.

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Author Contacts

Adam C. Adler, MD, MS
Department of Medicine, St. Vincent’s Medical Center
2800 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06606 (USA)
Tel. +1 203 576 6000, E-Mail adam.adler@stvincents.org

  

Article Information

Published online: April 15, 2011
Number of Print Pages : 7
Number of Figures : 5,

  

Publication Details

Case Reports in Gastroenterology

Vol. 5, No. 1, Year 2011 (Cover Date: January - April)

Journal Editor: Urrutia R. (Rochester, Minn.), Lomberk G. (Rochester, Minn.)
ISSN: NIL (Print), eISSN: 1662-0631 (Online)

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Abstract of Published: April 2011

Published online: 4/15/2011
Issue release date: January – April

Number of Print Pages: 7
Number of Figures: 5
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: (Print)
eISSN: 1662-0631 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/CRG


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