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Dorsal pancreas agenesis and ductal adenocarcinoma: surgical implications of an extremely rare association.
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PMID:  22844839     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
It is presented the case of a 44-year-old woman with ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head with associated dorsal pancreas agenesis. In this case, curative intent surgery implies removal of the whole pancreas with its consequences--parental insulin requirement and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. A review of the literature on the previously reported cases was performed.
T Dumitraşcu; A Scarlat; A Diaconescu; M Ionescu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chirurgia (Bucharest, Romania : 1990)     Volume:  107     ISSN:  1221-9118     ISO Abbreviation:  Chirurgia (Bucur)     Publication Date:    2012 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-31     Completed Date:  2012-11-28     Revised Date:  2013-06-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9213031     Medline TA:  Chirurgia (Bucur)     Country:  Romania    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  389-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Center of General Surgery and Liver Transplant, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / complications,  drug therapy,  radiography,  surgery*
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic / therapeutic use
Chemotherapy, Adjuvant
Congenital Abnormalities / radiography,  surgery*
Deoxycytidine / analogs & derivatives,  therapeutic use
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / complications
Follow-Up Studies
Pancreas / abnormalities,  radiography,  surgery
Pancreatic Neoplasms / complications,  drug therapy,  radiography,  surgery*
Risk Factors
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic; 951-77-9/Deoxycytidine; B76N6SBZ8R/gemcitabine

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