Diagnostic and Management Difficulties in the Adenocarcinoma Third Part of Duodenum: A Case Discussion
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Duodenal Adenocarcinomas (DA) represent approximately 0.3% of all malignant gastrointestinal tumors. DA is the most common site for adenocarcinoma in gastrointestinal track. The most common site of DA within duodenum is the 2nd part of duodenum. A high degree of suspicion is required for the diagnosis of third/fourth part DA. Push enteroscopy is the definitive diagnostic tool for third/fourth part DA. We discussed a case of adenocarcinomas third part of the duodenum with brief discussion on controversies in optimal surgical management.