gangliocytic paraganglioma

gangliocytic paraganglioma (duodenum)

A benign tumour of uncertain histogenesis, variously regarded as a hamartoma or neoplasm associated with neurofibromatosis type 1, most commonly in the 2nd part of the duodenum.

Clinical findings
Patients present with peptic ulcer disease-like symptoms, nausea, vomiting and upper GI bleeding; peak incidence is in middle-aged adults; male:female ratio, 2:1.
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Gangliocytic paraganglioma has been described to occur in: a.
Gangliocytic paraganglioma (GP) is a rare and distinctive neoplasm of controversial histogenesis and biologic behavior.
Synchronous duodenal neuroendocrine tumors in Von Recklinghausen's disease: a case report of coexisting gangliocytic paraganglioma and somatostatin-rich glandular carcinoid.