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A case of extrapancreatic solid pseudopapillary tumor in the retroperitoneum.
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PMID:  22528341     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Solid pseudopapillary tumor (SPT) is an uncommon epithelial neoplasm of the pancreas. Very rarely it has also been described outside the pancreas. We report such a case located in the right adrenal site in a 37-year-old woman, describing the computed tomography features of the neoplasm. The image features of extrapancreatic SPT in our case are compatible with those of conventional pancreatic SPTs. Although it is still difficult to make an accurate preoperative diagnosis of an extrapancreatic SPT, the presence of an encapsulated solid and cystic mass especially with widely distributed calcifications is at least suggestive of the diagnosis. Being aware of the rare occurrence of primary SPT outside the pancreas may help improve the diagnostic specificity of the disease.
Authors:
Geng Junzu; Sui Yanbin; Wang Suxia; Dong Janjun
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese journal of radiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1867-108X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101490689     Medline TA:  Jpn J Radiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Radiology Department, Yantai Yuhuangding Hospital, Yuhuangding East Road 20, Yantai, Shandong, China.
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