Solid-Pseudopapillary Tumor of the Pancreas in Adults: A Case Report

Kamil Gulpinar, Suleyman Ozdemir, Erpulat Ozis, Sadik Ersoz
2013 Surgical Science  
Solid-pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas (SPTP) is an uncommon low grade exocrine pancreatic malignancy. We represented a 22 years old female with an abdominal mass of 4 years history and symptoms of weakness, loss of appetite, 7 kilograms weight loss and swelling for almost 2 months. She was suspected of pancreatic malignancy due her abdominal ultrasound and CT reports and therefore underwent explorative surgery that revealed a huge pancreatic tumor .The tumor was resected totally and
more » ... d totally and hystopathological examination reported significant components of pancreatic solid pseudopapiller tumor features which was also the final diagnosis.
doi:10.4236/ss.2013.41014 fatcat:a5exbvigdfah5gn655m2liftsm