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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 4, Issue 6, Pages 235-236
Brief Communication

Villous Adenoma of Papilla of Vater

SR Choudhury, AK Malik, Y Chawla, and JD Wig

Department of Surgery, Hepatology, Gastroenterology and Pathology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

Received 1 May 1990; Accepted 13 July 1990

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Biliary obstruction due to a benign villous adenoma of the ampulla of Vater treated by transduodenal local excision and sphincteroplasty is reported. Local surgical resection enabled a submucosal resection of the adenoma.