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BMJ Case Reports 2015; doi:10.1136/bcr-2015-210004
  • CASE REPORT

Plexiform angiomyxoid myofibroblastic tumour of the duodenum: a rare entity

  1. Shibajyoti Ghosh
  1. Department of Surgery, Medical College, Kolkata, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Shahana Gupta, shahanagupta{at}yahoo.co.in
  • Accepted 8 July 2015
  • Published 27 July 2015

Summary

Plexiform angiomyxoid myofibroblastic tumour (PAMT) has recently emerged as a new entity among gastrointestinal mesenchymal tumours. All of the 27 cases reported until now originated from the stomach. We report the first case of a duodenal PAMT arising from the first part of the duodenum in a 19-year-old woman presenting with upper abdominal pain and an abdominal lump.

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