Document Detail


Mucinous ductal ectasia in an octogenarian: successful treatment with the Whipple procedure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8607515     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mucinous ductal ectasia is a recently defined neoplasm of the pancreas characterized by excessive mucin production. The natural history of this entity is unknown, and only two cases in people over the age of 80 yr have appeared in the literature. In this report, we review the literature on mucinous ductal ectasia and present the first report of an octogenarian who was successfully treated by the Whipple procedure.
Authors:
K P Block; D Mahvi; M Voytovich; J L Watkins; R Mosley; M Reichelderfer
Related Documents :
9015915 - Hairdryer syncope.
15909675 - Rhabdomyomatous mesenchymal hamartoma: a plaque-type variant in an adult.
1309015 - Electron microscopic study of the cases of minimal change nephrotic syndrome with mesan...
11444255 - Cases from the aerospace medicine residents' teaching file. decompression sickness.
25435965 - Peripheral t-cell lymphoma with hypercalcemic crisis as a primary symptom accompanied b...
3959035 - Reducing murder to manslaughter: whose job?
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of gastroenterology     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0002-9270     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  1996 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-05-17     Completed Date:  1996-05-17     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421030     Medline TA:  Am J Gastroenterol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  388-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Cystadenoma, Mucinous / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery*
Endoscopy
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Male
Pancreas / pathology
Pancreatic Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery*
Pancreaticoduodenectomy*
Terminology as Topic
Time Factors
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Enlarging splenic vein aneurysm associated with stagnation of splenic venous blood flow.
Next Document:  Spontaneous complete necrosis of hepatocellular carcinoma.