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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 66-68

Desmoplastic small round cell tumor of the pancreas: An unusual primary site for an uncommon tumor


1 Pediatric Surgical Oncology Services, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India
2 Surgical Gastrointestinal Oncology Services, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India
3 Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India
4 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India
5 Department of Radiotherapy, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India
6 Department of Pediatric Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Sajid S Qureshi
Department of Pediatric Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Ernest Borges Road, Parel - 400 012. Mumbai
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.78135

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Pancreas is a rare location for desmoplastic small round cell tumor. The present case highlights the dilemma in diagnosis and ascertaining the site of tumor origin. Morphologic and immunohistochemical features were complemented with the molecular markers and tumor origin which was initially nebulous was subsequently confirmed on exploratory laparotomy.






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