Case Report
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World J Gastroenterol. Jul 14, 2013; 19(26): 4267-4270
Published online Jul 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i26.4267
Figure 1
Figure 1 A neuroendocrine tumor, 5 mm in diameter, was detected in the duodenal bulb during endoscopy in an asymptomatic 57-year-old man.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Although a blue-colored layer was identified in the resection defect, a small amount of a whitish layer was detected above the blue layer.
Figure 3
Figure 3 The defect was immediately closed with endoclips.
Figure 4
Figure 4 The muscle layer was clearly located on the underside of the resected specimen.
Figure 5
Figure 5 The muscularis propria was detected just beneath the submucosal layer (hematoxylin-eosin staining, loupe image).