Case report| Volume 124, ISSUE 3, P394-398, September 1972

Villous adenoma of the duodenum

      This paper is only available as a PDF. To read, Please Download here.


      A case of villous adenoma of the duodenum is presented. These lesions are usually small and silent; when symptomatic, they are large, sessile, and easily detected radiologically. They are prone to spontaneous hemorrhage and malignant transformation.
      An early radiologic diagnosis and complete surgical extirpation of the lesion are frequently possible and may result in a favorable prognosis despite the ominous histologic appearance.
      To read this article in full you will need to make a payment

      Purchase one-time access:

      Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
      One-time access price info
      • For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
      • For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'


      Subscribe to The American Journal of Surgery
      Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
      Already an online subscriber? Sign in
      Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect


        • Hoffman BP
        • Grayzel DM
        Benign tumors of the duodenum.
        Amer J Surg. 1945; 70: 394
        • Keeley AF
        • Gottlieb LS
        Villous adenoma of the small bowel: an unusual lesion.
        Gastroenterology. 1969; 57: 185
        • Botsford TW
        • Crowe P
        • Crocker DW
        Tumors of the small intestine: a review of experience with 115 cases including a report of a rare case of malignant hemangioendothelioma.
        Amer J Surg. 1962; 103: 358
        • Charles RN
        • Kelley ML
        • Campeti F
        Primary duodenal tumors: a study of 31 cases.
        Arch Intern Med. 1963; 111: 23
        • Darling RC
        • Welch CE
        Tumors of the small intestine.
        New Eng J Med. 1959; 260: 397
        • River L
        • Silverstein J
        • Tope JW
        Collective review: benign neoplasms of small intestine; critical comprehensive review with reports of 20 new cases.
        Int Abstr Surg. 1966; 102: 1
        • Makkar J
        • Tack Song K
        • Cogbill CL
        Villous adenoma of the duodenum: report of a case with massive hemorrhage.
        Amer Surg. 1969; 35: 656
        • Moersch RN
        • Woolner LB
        • Clagett OT
        Villous adenoma of the duodenum.
        Surgery. 1962; 51: 574
        • Schorsch HA
        • Gutierrez N
        Villous adenoma of the duodenum: report of a case.
        Amer J Gastroent. 1965; 44: 382
        • Malmed LA
        • Levine B
        Villous adenoma of the duodenum.
        Amer J Roentgen. 1965; 94: 362
        • Boyer CW
        • Helfrich RB
        Adenoma of the duodenal bulb: a case report.
        Amer J Roentgen. 1963; 90: 753
        • Serrano JF
        • McPeak CJ
        Primary neoplasms of the duodenum.
        Surgery. 1966; 59: 199
        • Meltzer AD
        • Ostrum BJ
        • Isard HJ
        Villous tumors of the stomach and duodenum: report of three cases.
        Radiology. 1966; 87: 511