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Pancreatic paraganglioma: A case report of CT manifestations and literature review.
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PMID:  23256053     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Paragangliomas are rare tumors arising from paraganglia (or chromaffin bodies) within the ganglia of the sympathetic trunk and the ganglia of the celiac, renal, suprarenal, aortic and hypogastric plexuses. These tumors can be widely distributed from skull base to the bottom of pelvis. Paraganglioma originating from pancreas is extremely rare. Here we report a 40-year-old female patient with paraganglioma located in the pancreatic head as a solid, well-demarcated mass with substantial enhancement on contrast-enhanced CT examination. Relevant literatures are also reviewed.
Authors:
Jian He; Feng Zhao; Hui Li; Kefeng Zhou; Bin Zhu
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Quantitative imaging in medicine and surgery     Volume:  1     ISSN:  2223-4292     ISO Abbreviation:  Quant Imaging Med Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-20     Completed Date:  2012-12-21     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101577942     Medline TA:  Quant Imaging Med Surg     Country:  China    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital, the Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing, China;
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