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Adenomatous residue in cancerous papilla of Vater.
  1. S Kozuka,
  2. M Tsubone,
  3. A Yamaguchi,
  4. K Hachisuka


    Surgical specimens of carcinoma in the papilla of Vater were studied histologically. Adenomatous residue which suggested that the carcinoma was derived from a pre-existing adenoma was found in 18 cases (81.8%) out of 22. The histological transition of adenoma into carcinoma was also frequently seen.

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