The Good, the Bad, the Unexpected Abstract #461

Introduction: GEP NETs constitute less than 2% of all gastrointestinal malignancies; usually they are age-related with the highest incidence above the fifth decade. Primary GEP NETs are often asymptomatic, sometimes being incidentally discovered in resected surgical specimens when surgery has been undertaken for other intra-abdominal disease.
Aim(s): We present the case of a 32-year-old man, no family history, with hepatitis B and gastric resection for a perforated ulcer in 2007, with no dyspeptic syndrome preceding.
Materials and methods: In August 2010, he was laparoscopically operated for chronic microlithiasic cholecystitis; due to adherences in the supramesocolic floor, conversion to open surgery was decided. A 2 cm tumor on the cecal wall and ileo-cecal valve with multiple intraabdominal lymph nodes were discovered; right hemicholectomy was performed.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Sorina Martin
Authors: Martin S, Micu A, Fica S

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