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Pyloric gland adenoma of the cystic duct with malignant transformation: report of a case with a review of the literature

  • Inga-Marie Schaefer1Email author,
  • Silke Cameron4,
  • Peter Middel4,
  • Kia Homayounfar3,
  • Harald Schwörer2,
  • Michael Vieth4 and
  • Lothar Veits4
BMC Cancer201212:570

Received: 22 September 2012

Accepted: 29 November 2012

Published: 4 December 2012

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Original Submission
22 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
9 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ryoji Kushima
12 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hidenobu Watanabe
6 Nov 2012 Author responded Author comments - Inga-Marie Schaefer
Resubmission - Version 2
6 Nov 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
29 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
4 Dec 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-12-570

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Pathology, University Medical Center Göttingen
Gastroenterology and Endocrinology, University Medical Center Göttingen
General and Visceral Surgery, University Medical Center Göttingen
Institute of Pathology, Klinikum Bayreuth