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The Primitive Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Third Duodenum

Gastroenterology Department, Medicine Faculty of Marrakech, Cadi Ayad University, Marrakech, Morocco
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Gastroenterol. Insights 2012, 4(1), e7;
Submission received: 20 September 2011 / Revised: 28 February 2012 / Accepted: 1 March 2012 / Published: 28 May 2012


The duodenum is an exceptional location of the primary squamous cell carcinoma. Few cases have been reported in the literature. We report here the second case of this tumor in this exceptional location (transverse duodenum) in a sixty years-old women without medical history, who consulted for epigastric pain since 3 months, associated with an episode of melena and weight loss of 5 kg. The assessement and pathological study of endoscopic specimen confirms the squamous cell nature of the tumor. The treatment consisted of palliative chemotherapy with analgesic treatment.
Keywords: squamous cell; duodenum; cancer; endoscopy squamous cell; duodenum; cancer; endoscopy

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Diffaa, A.; Samlani, Z.; Narjis, Y.; Rabani, K.; Ablulhassan, T.; Samkaoui, N.; Finech, B.; Krati, K. The Primitive Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Third Duodenum. Gastroenterol. Insights 2012, 4, e7.

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Diffaa A, Samlani Z, Narjis Y, Rabani K, Ablulhassan T, Samkaoui N, Finech B, Krati K. The Primitive Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Third Duodenum. Gastroenterology Insights. 2012; 4(1):e7.

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Diffaa, Azeddine, Zouhour Samlani, Youssef Narjis, Khalid Rabani, Taoufik Ablulhassan, Nacer Samkaoui, Benacer Finech, and Khadija Krati. 2012. "The Primitive Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Third Duodenum" Gastroenterology Insights 4, no. 1: e7.

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