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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 225-226

Adenomyoma of ampulla of pancreas secreting CA-19-9: A case report


Department of Surgery, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal, India

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Sapam Opendro Singh
Department of Surgery, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-4958.127400

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A 70-year-old patient presented with episode of colicky upper abdominal pain associated with vomiting and fever since 4 days. While investigating the patient, CECT abdomen showed features of neoplastic lesion in head of pancreas and CA-19-9 level was > 2000 U/ml, and it was a resectable disease. Whipple's procedure was carried out. Histopathological report showed features suggestive of ampullary adenomyoma. Adenomyoma of ampulla is very rare with only a few cases reported till now, and adenomyoma secreting CA-19-9 has not been reported till now in literature.


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