Primary Duodenal Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma Presenting as Gastric Outlet Obstruction

Luis J. López-García, Algia Ojeda, Doris H. Toro


Small bowel tumors occur rarely. We present an unusual case of a 68 year old man with gastric outlet obstruction secondary to a non-ampullary primary duodenal signet ring cell carcinoma. A review of the literature of small bowel malignant tumors is presented along with the case.

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