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Congenital Pancreatoblastoma: Report of an Atypical Case and Review of the Literature.
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PMID:  22278199     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Pancreatoblastoma is a rare malignant tumor of the pancreas mostly diagnosed in childhood. The clinical presentation and outcome of infantile and congenital pancreatoblastoma have not been clearly elucidated. This report describes our recent institutional experience with an unusual case of congenital pancreatoblastoma. Review of the scientific literature identifies approximately 200 cases of pancreatoblastoma. We describe the 9 infantile (aged 3 mo and younger) and 4 congenital cases previously reported and summarize their clinical presentation and outcome. We also define the close association of infantile/congenital pancreatoblastoma and Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (50%) versus all affected age groups (4.5%).
Karen M Chisholm; Christopher H Hsu; Michael J J Kim; Arun Rangaswami; Florette K Gray Hazard
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1536-3678     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-1-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9505928     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Hematol Oncol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Departments of *Pathology †Pediatric Hematology-Oncology ‡Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA.
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