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Histologic confirmation of huge pancreatic lipoma: a case report and review of literatures.
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PMID:  22200046     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Pancreatic lipomas are commonly diagnosed based on radiologic images, although the prevalence of lipomas has not been established. Histologic confirmation of pancreatic lipomas is extremely rare because surgical treatment is unnecessary in most cases. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology has been suggested to avoid unnecessary surgery to distinguish between a lipoma and a well-differentiated liposarcoma; however, surgery would be needed when the tumor is associated with symptoms or difficult to distinguish from a liposarcoma. We present a case of a pancreatic lipoma in a 54-year-old male patient that was histologically-confirmed by subtotal pancreatectomy.
Jee Yeon Lee; Hyung-Il Seo; Eun Young Park; Gwang Ha Kim; Do Youn Park; Suk Kim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-11-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Korean Surgical Society     Volume:  81     ISSN:  2093-0488     ISO Abbreviation:  J Korean Surg Soc     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-26     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101564795     Medline TA:  J Korean Surg Soc     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  427-30     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Surgery, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Yangsan, Korea.
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