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Duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) represent a rare location of the gastrointestinal tract. Curative treatment is based on the surgical approach. There is a controversy, if duodenal GISTs should be treated by a duodenopancreatectomy or by a limited resection of the duodenum. In this article, we report two cases of duodenal Duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumors. In the first case it was a tumor of genus inferus and in the second case a tumor which depends on the duodeno-jejunal angle. The two patients treated by local resection. Whenever possible, local resection is recommended for resection of duodenal GISTs, to avoid longer hospital stays and higher risk of perioperative complications.
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