Adenocarcinoma arising from heterotopic pancreas at the third portion of the duodenum
Nobutada Fukino, Takatsugu Oida, Kenji Mimatsu, Youichi Kuboi, Kazutoshi Kida, Department of Surgery, Japan Community Healthcare Organization Yokohama Central Hospital, Kanagawa 231-8553, Japan
Takatsugu Oida, Department of General Surgical Science, Nihon University Hospital, Tokyo 101-8309, Japan
Author contributions: Fukino N, Oida T, Mimatsu K, Kuboi Y and Kita K carried out the operation and were consultants overseeing the patient’s care; and Fukino N wrote the manuscript.
Ethics approval: The study was reviewed and approved by the Japan Community Healthcare Organization Yokohama Central Hospital ethical committee.
Informed consent: Because a patient dies, the written consent is impossible.
Conflict-of-interest: There is no Acts of conflict of interest.
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Correspondence to: Nobutada Fukino, MD, Department of Surgery, Japan Community Healthcare Organization Yokohama Central Hospital, 268 Yamashitachou, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-8553, Japan. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: September 7, 2014
Peer-review started: September 18, 2014
First decision: September 27, 2014
Revised: November 18, 2014
Accepted: January 8, 2015
Article in press: January 8, 2015
Published online: April 7, 2015