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What are the symptoms of duodenal cancer?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Location
Duodenal cancers are rare ~ 1% of GI cancers.
Tumors near the ampula may cause symptoms by obstructing the ducts leading to jaundice, pancreatitis and pain in other locations the lesion may cause symptoms of duodenal ulcer, i.e., pain or manifest by infiltrating surrounding organs.

In brief: Location
Duodenal cancers are rare ~ 1% of GI cancers.
Tumors near the ampula may cause symptoms by obstructing the ducts leading to jaundice, pancreatitis and pain in other locations the lesion may cause symptoms of duodenal ulcer, i.e., pain or manifest by infiltrating surrounding organs.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Bleeding can be another prominent symptom of duodenal cancer. Some duodenal tumors are called neuroendocrine tumors and produce hormones that rarely cause facial flushing, changes in blood pressure, rashes, and diarrhea.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
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Bleeding, anemia, pain, nausea, vomiting, weight loss are the most common symptoms.
If the tumor grows through the duodenum, it can cause a hole in the bowel which is a surgical emergency and can quickly lead to sepsis and death if not dealt with immediately.

In brief: See below
Bleeding, anemia, pain, nausea, vomiting, weight loss are the most common symptoms.
If the tumor grows through the duodenum, it can cause a hole in the bowel which is a surgical emergency and can quickly lead to sepsis and death if not dealt with immediately.
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