A rare case of three different tumors in the same pancreatic specimen: a case report and brief review of the literature

Published on Jan 26, 2016in Journal of gastrointestinal oncology2.536
· DOI :10.21037/JGO.2016.01.04
Giulia De Marchi6
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Salvatore Paiella11
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+ 5 AuthorsLuca Frulloni58
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Abstract
Solid pseudopapillary tumors (SPT) of the pancreas are rare neoplasms mainly affecting young women. Pancreatic serous cystadenomas (SCAs) and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PanNETs) account for about 2% of all pancreatic neoplasms. The combination of these three lesions, to our knowledge, has never been described in literature. Here we report a case of combined SPT, SCA and PanNET affecting a 33-year-old woman.
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