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Chirurgia 2000 August;13(4):223-8

Copyright © 2000 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: Italian

Gastric carcinoid. A case report

Ferranti F., Belardinelli L., Di Paola M.


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A case of gastric carcinoid occurred in a 72 year old patient is reported. The pathologic, etiopathogenetic and clinical aspects of the disease are described and importance of endoscopic and histologic examinations are stressed. The various treatments proposed are also discussed and emphasis is laid on the importance of surgical operation which is the therapy of choice in cases of carcinoids greater than 1 cm of size.

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