A CASE OF SOLID PSEUDOPAPILLARY TUMOR OF THE PANCREASJournal: University Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialities (Vol.3, No. 5)
Publication Date: 2017-11-01
Authors : APARNA;
Page : 37-39
Keywords : SOLID PSEUDOPAPILLARY TUMOR; FRANTZ TUMOR; SOLID-CYSTIC;
Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas is considered to be a rare pancreatic tumor. These tumors are typically present in women in their third decade of life with low malignant potential. We report a case of 42-year-old female who presented with intermittent abdominal pain of 3 months duration. Ultrasound and CECT showed mixed solid and cystic lesion of the body of pancreas. Distal pancreatectomy with splenectomy was done as a definitive treatment. The HPE was reported as SOLID PSEUDOPAPILLARY TUMOR. The case is presented for its rarity the importance of accurate diagnosis and treatment is emphasized.
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