Document Detail

Spontaneous rupture of solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas during pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23344418     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
BACKGROUND: : Spontaneous rupture of solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas is an unusual complication during pregnancy.
CASE: : At 19 weeks of gestation, a 29-year-old woman presented with a pancreatic mass and upper abdominal pain radiating to the back. On the third day of admission, shock and peritoneal signs developed. Exploratory laparotomy and subsequent subtotal pancreatectomy were performed for a bleeding tumor. Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm was confirmed by pathological examination. The patient delivered a healthy full-term girl vaginally. Eight months postoperatively, the clinical courses of both mother and infant have been uneventful.
CONCLUSION: : Ruptured solid pseudopapillary neoplasms can cause an acute abdomen during pregnancy. The expression of progesterone receptors in solid pseudopapillary neoplasm is a possible cause of this potentially devastating event.
Shih-Chiang Huang; Tsung-Han Wu; Chien-Cheng Chen; Tse-Ching Chen
Related Documents :
24520488 - Pregnancy rate after first intra cytoplasmic sperm injection- in vitro fertilisation cy...
23937678 - Folic acid supplementation, dietary folate intake during pregnancy and risk for spontan...
24779258 - Can laparoscopic removal of essure device before embryo transfer correct poor reproduct...
8645148 - Structures of diphospho-myo-inositol pentakisphosphate and bisdiphospho-myo-inositol te...
10099748 - The impact of leiomyomas on pregnancy.
15008998 - Aggregation of thyroid autoantibodies in first-degree relatives of patients with autoim...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  121     ISSN:  1873-233X     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  486-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Departments of Pathology, General Surgery, and Radiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms

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

Previous Document:  Rupture of an unscarred uterus in a quadruplet pregnancy.
Next Document:  Nonsurgical management of heterotopic abdominal pregnancy.