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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 38-40

Solid pseudo papillary tumor of the pancreas: An unusual tumor in children


1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
2 Department of Pathology, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Sandesh V Parelkar
Department of Pediatric Surgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital, E. Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.107019

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An 11-year-old girl with a pancreatic solid pseudo papillary tumor (SPT) is reported. Contrast enhanced computerized tomography (CECT) & Magnetic resonant imaging (MRI) abdomen revealed a well-defined inhomogenous mass arising from the retro-peritoneum in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen possibly from the tail of the pancreas. USG guided biopsy of tumor showed benign pseudo papillary tumor of pancreas. Complete excision of the tumor was carried out. Histopathology revealed pancreatic pseudo papillary tumor.Patient did well postoperatively & is on regular follow-up






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