Ampullary neuroendocrine tumor diagnosed by endoscopic papillectomy in previously confirmed ampullary adenoma
Seoung Ho Lee, Tae Hoon Lee, Chi Young Choi, Won Myung Lee, Ji Hey Min, Sang-Heum Park, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Cheonan Hospital, Cheonan 330-721, South Korea
Si-Hyong Jang, Hyun Deuk Cho, Department of Pathology, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Cheonan Hospital, Cheonan 330-721, South Korea
Author contributions: Lee SH, Choi CY, Lee WM and Min JH acquired data and performed the research; Lee TH performed endoscopic procedures; Jang SH and Cho HD advised pathologic findings; Lee SH and Lee TH wrote the manuscript; Lee TH and Park SH revised the article.
Supported by the Soonchunhyang University Research Fund.
Institutional review board statement: This case study was reviewed and approved by the Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Cheonan Hospital Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: The patient involved in this study gave her written informed consent authorizing use and disclosure of her protected health information.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors have no conflicts of interests to declare.
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Correspondence to: Tae Hoon Lee, MD, PhD, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Cheonan Hospital, 23-20 Bongmyung-Dong, Cheonan 330-721, South Korea. email@example.com
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Received: November 2, 2015
Peer-review started: November 4, 2015
First decision: December 15, 2015
Revised: December 17, 2015
Accepted: December 30, 2015
Article in press: December 30, 2015
Published online: April 7, 2016