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Carcinoma of the duodenum.
  1. A. Carragher,
  2. C. Russell
  1. Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland.


    We report two patients with primary adenocarcinoma of the duodenum who underwent successful pancreatico-duodenectomy (modified Whipple operation). One patient died from an unrelated cause three years following surgery whilst the other remains well and clinically free of disease 3 years after resection. An aggressive surgical policy in patients with this rare tumour seems justified.

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