A 33-year-old male asked:
What is the definition or description of: duodenal cancer?
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Surgical Oncology 66 years experience
AdenoCa in mucosa: An uncommon lesion arising in the mucosa of the 1st to 4th portion of duodenum presenting with obstruction or bleeding. In many cases lesion involves medial ampulla of Vater and obstructs pancreatic duct system requiring Whipple. Prognosis here however better with resection than lesion arising in pancreatic ducts.
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