Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 46, Issue 10, pp 2162–2165 | Cite as

CASE REPORT: Massive Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding as a Manifestation of Somatostatinoma of the Ampulla of Vater

  • A. Ríos
  • J.A. Fernández
  • J.M. Rodríguez
  • J.A. Luján
  • E. Martínez
  • P. Parrilla
Article
somatostatinoma upper gastrointestinal bleeding ampulla of Vater, psammoma body 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Ríos
    • 1
  • J.A. Fernández
    • 1
  • J.M. Rodríguez
    • 1
  • J.A. Luján
    • 1
  • E. Martínez
    • 2
  • P. Parrilla
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of General Surgery and Digestive Apparatus IVirgen de la Arrixaca University HospitalEl Palmar, MurciaSpain
  2. 2.Department of PathologyVirgen de la Arrixaca University HospitalEl Palmar, MurciaSpain

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