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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 84-86

Pancreatoblastoma masquerading as hepatoblastoma: A diagnostic dilemma


1 Department of Pediatric Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Sajid S Qureshi
Department of Paediatric Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Ernest Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.176969

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Clinicoradiological and histopathological differentiation of pancreatoblastoma from hepatoblastoma can often be a challenge in clinical practice owing to their peculiar resemblance. We report a case of a 4-year-old boy with a right hypochondriac region mass, which was diagnosed as hepatoblastoma on the basis of imaging, raised tumor marker, and biopsy; however, pancreatic origin of the mass was ascertained on exploration and pancreatoblastoma was confirmed on histopathology.






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