Gastric Neuroendocrine Tumor Management with Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

Document Type : Case Reports and Brief Reports

Authors

1 Gastroenterologist, Research Center for Infectious Diseases of Digestive System, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.

2 Fellowship of gastroenterology, GI ward, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.

Abstract

Introduction:  Gastric carcinoid tumors are rare lesions that account for 7% of all GI carcinoids and if diagnose in early stage, could be manage completely by endoscopic procedures.
Case report:  During evaluation ofA 58 y old diabetic woman due to iron deficiency anemia, a localized neuroendocrine tumor found and successfully managed by endoscopic mucosal resection.
Conclusion: successful management of these lesions during early stages by endoscopic procedures,further emphasize on importance ofscreening and awareness of responsible physicians to keep in mind their possibility.

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  • Receive Date: 12 January 2016
  • Revise Date: 02 February 2016
  • Accept Date: 01 March 2016
  • First Publish Date: 26 May 2016