HER2-positive adenocarcinoma arising from heterotopic pancreas tissue in the duodenum: A case report
Yoshifumi S Hirokawa, Masatoshi Watanabe, Department of Oncologic Pathology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie 5148507, Japan
Takashi Iwata, Cancer Center, Aichi Medical University, Aichi 4801195, Japan
Yoshinaga Okugawa, Department of Genomic Medicine, Mie University Hospital, Mie 5148507, Japan
Koji Tanaka, Department of Surgery, IGA City General Hospital, Mie 5180823, Japan
Hiroyuki Sakurai, Hepato-biliary-pancreatic and Transplant Surgery, Mie University Hospital, Mie 5148507, Japan
Author contributions: Hirokawa YS contributed to pathological diagnosis and manuscript drafting; Tanaka K and Sakurai H performed surgery; Iwata T and Okugawa Y contributed to medical treatment; Watanabe M was responsible for the manuscript revision; all authors made final approval for the manuscript to be submitted.
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Corresponding author: Yoshifumi S Hirokawa, MD, PhD, Lecturer, Department of Oncologic Pathology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-174 Edobashi, Tsu, Mie 5148507, Japan. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: May 7, 2021
Peer-review started: May 7, 2021
First decision: June 6, 2021
Revised: June 15, 2021
Accepted: July 9, 2021
Article in press: July 9, 2021
Published online: July 28, 2021