Clinical Profile of Periampullary Carcinoma: Experience in a Tertiary Care Centre
Keywords:Peri-ampullary Carcinoma, Head of the Pancreas (HOP), Ampulla of Vater, Clinical profile
Background: Peri-ampullary carcinoma arises from the ampulla of Vater or 1 cm around it which includes distal common bile duct(CBD), ampulla, duodenum and pancreatic head.Objective: Our aim is to analyze peri-ampullary carcinoma and its clinical profile, site of origin of tumor as well as the role of imaging in this present study.Material & Methods: The study had been conducted in the Department of Surgical Gastroenterology of a tertiary care center from June 2009 to May 2019 incorporating 50 patients proved to have peri-ampullary carcinoma. Results: In this study, males were predominantly affected (68%) with highest occurrence (40%) in the age group of 51-60 years. Jaundice becoming the commonest clinical presentation, head of the pancreas (HOP) was the commonest (36%) site of origin of the tumor.Conclusion: Most common site of origin of neoplasm from the head of pancreas was seen in 36% of patients followed by ampulla in 34% of patients
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