Editor-in-Chief, Deputy Editor 2017-2019

 

Editor-in-Chief:

Tom MOREELS

 

Deputy Editor:

Nicolas LANTHIER

 

Letters



Gastric metastasis of breast carcinoma 9 years after mastectomy


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A 71-year-old woman was admitted for medical examination because of gastric symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, epigastric discomfort and weight loss. She underwent 9 years before a right mastectomy for a poorly differentiated infiltrating ductal carcinoma of the breast, with a homolateral node dissection that showed metastasis in 3 lymph nodes. She was treated with 6 cycles of adjuvant chemotherapy, followed by hormonal therapy for 4 years. [Product Details...]



Hemosuccus pancreaticus, a diagnostic challenge


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Hemorrhage from the papilla of Vater via the pancreatic duct, known as Hemosuccus pancreaticus (HP), is an uncommon cause of intermittent upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Up till now, less than 100 cases are reported in the literature (1). HP cannot be easily detected by endoscopy. The diagnosis is supported by direct visualization of the hemorrhage through the main pancreatic duct at angiography. We report an unusual case of HP. [Product Details...]


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