Ampulla of Vater

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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.[1][2]


  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.