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'''Ampullary tumours''', formally '''tumours of the ampulla of Vater''' or '''tumours of the hepatopancreatic ampulla''', are uncommon. They have some unique features. The textbook association is [[familial adenomatous polyposis]].<ref name=pmid15756395>{{Cite journal  | last1 = Tran | first1 = TC. | last2 = Vitale | first2 = GC. | title = Ampullary tumors: endoscopic versus operative management. | journal = Surg Innov | volume = 11 | issue = 4 | pages = 255-63 | month = Dec | year = 2004 | doi =  | PMID = 15756395 }}</ref><ref name=pmid9834381>{{Cite journal  | last1 = Soravia | first1 = C. | last2 = Berk | first2 = T. | last3 = Haber | first3 = G. | last4 = Cohen | first4 = Z. | last5 = Gallinger | first5 = S. | title = Management of advanced duodenal polyposis in familial adenomatous polyposis. | journal = J Gastrointest Surg | volume = 1 | issue = 5 | pages = 474-8 | month =  | year =  | doi =  | PMID = 9834381 }}</ref>
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The '''Ampulla of Vater''', also '''hepatopancreatic ampulla, is found in the [[duodenum]].
  
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==Ampullary tumours==
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*[[AKA]] ''tumours of the ampulla of Vater''.
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*[[AKA]] ''tumours of the hepatopancreatic ampulla''.
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===General===
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*Uncommon.
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*Textbook association: [[familial adenomatous polyposis]].<ref name=pmid15756395>{{Cite journal  | last1 = Tran | first1 = TC. | last2 = Vitale | first2 = GC. | title = Ampullary tumors: endoscopic versus operative management. | journal = Surg Innov | volume = 11 | issue = 4 | pages = 255-63 | month = Dec | year = 2004 | doi =  | PMID = 15756395 }}</ref><ref name=pmid9834381>{{Cite journal  | last1 = Soravia | first1 = C. | last2 = Berk | first2 = T. | last3 = Haber | first3 = G. | last4 = Cohen | first4 = Z. | last5 = Gallinger | first5 = S. | title = Management of advanced duodenal polyposis in familial adenomatous polyposis. | journal = J Gastrointest Surg | volume = 1 | issue = 5 | pages = 474-8 | month =  | year =  | doi =  | PMID = 9834381 }}</ref>
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==See also==
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*[[Duodenum]].
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*[[Small bowel]].
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*[[Gastrointestinal pathology]].
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 00:48, 13 September 2012

The Ampulla of Vater, also hepatopancreatic ampulla, is found in the duodenum.


Ampullary tumours

  • AKA tumours of the ampulla of Vater.
  • AKA tumours of the hepatopancreatic ampulla.

General


See also

References

  1. Tran, TC.; Vitale, GC. (Dec 2004). "Ampullary tumors: endoscopic versus operative management.". Surg Innov 11 (4): 255-63. PMID 15756395.
  2. Soravia, C.; Berk, T.; Haber, G.; Cohen, Z.; Gallinger, S.. "Management of advanced duodenal polyposis in familial adenomatous polyposis.". J Gastrointest Surg 1 (5): 474-8. PMID 9834381.