Duodenal somatostatinoma presenting as upper gastrointestinal bleeding

Tahira Saifuddin, Chadwick Linder, Bhaskar Banerjee

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Abstract

Duodenal somatostatinoma is a rare cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. We report the case of a 55-yr-old woman who presented with upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage due to a duodenal somatostatinoma. We discuss the characteristics of these tumors, and review the literature on diagnostic workup and management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1405-1408
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume94
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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