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Multidetector CT of multicentric solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22123505     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas (SPTP) is a rare pancreatic tumor. Rarely does the tumor have a multicentric location. We report this unusual case of a 24-year-old woman who had 2 large synchronous SPTPs detected incidentally by routine physical examination. There was a 4.0×5.0 cm mass in the pancreatic head and a 7.0×8.0 cm mass in the pancreatic tail. To the best of our knowledge, 3 cases of multicentric SPTP have been reported, but none have been described in the radiology literature. We report a case and describe the CT imaging features of multicentric SPTP with a review of the literature.
Authors:
Shudong Hu; Xiaozhu Lin; Qi Song; Kemin Chen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2011-11-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cancer imaging : the official publication of the International Cancer Imaging Society     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1470-7330     ISO Abbreviation:  Cancer Imaging     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-29     Completed Date:  2012-02-13     Revised Date:  2013-12-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101172931     Medline TA:  Cancer Imaging     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  175-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Carcinoma, Papillary / pathology,  radiography*
Female
Humans
Multidetector Computed Tomography / methods*
Pancreatic Neoplasms / pathology,  radiography*
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