Duodenal adenocarcinoma in a 10-year-old boy

  • Z Mohamed
  • B Habib
  • BA Rabia
  • H Youssef
  • BM Riath
  • G Youssef
  • K Nejib
Keywords: Duodenal adenocarcinoma, paediatric population, surgery

Abstract

Gastrointestinal malignancies are extremely rare in the paediatric population and duodenal cancers represent an even more unusual entity. It represents 0.3-1% of all gastrointestinal tumours. A case report of a 10-year-old boy with duodenal adenocarcinoma is reported and the diffi culties of diagnosing and  treating this rare tumour are discussed.

Key words: Duodenal adenocarcinoma, paediatric population, surgery

Published
2014-04-28
Section
Articles

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