Tumors of the duodenum

Tumors of the duodenum is a rare disease. Of benign tumors is dominated by adenoma (tumor brunnerova glands). They can be found as the result of accident in fluoroscopy (small filling defects). Their presence is sometimes associated symptoms, characteristic of peptic ulcer disease and psoriasis of the duodenum. About 7% of adenomas can malignities in adenocarcinoma. Cancer duodenal ulcer occurs very rarely, constituting not more than 0,25% of all cancers (Koelsch, Gulzow, 1969). It may develop symptoms partial obstruction, massive bleeding, jaundice. In the duodenal contents can be found cancer cells. Operative treatment. It is often necessary to be limited only palliative surgery (restoration of patency food masses).