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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 79-81

Duodenal adenocarcinoma in a 10-year-old boy


Department of Pediatric Surgery, Habib Thameur Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia

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Zouari Mohamed
Ain Road 3042, Sfax, Tunis
Tunisia
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.129244

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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 difficulties of diagnosing and treating this rare tumour are discussed.


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