73 year-old woman with occult gastrointestinal bleeding was found to have this small, smooth mucosal nodule in the duodenal bulb. Biopsies with special stains indicated this to be a carcinoid tumor; further workup was unremarkable, suggesting this to be an isolated lesion.
Incidental finding in a 76 year-old woman undergoing endoscopy for evaluation of abdominal pain. Smooth duodenal tumor visible through the pylorus on left. Closer view into the duodenal bulb on right.
Smooth sessile polypoid lesion in the duodenal bulb of a 71 year-old woman which proved to be carcinoid histologically; there were no malignant features.
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