DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20162016

Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of pancreas: a rare presentation

Mohd Jafar Memon, Pratima Kujur, Rabia Parveen Siddique, Yashita Gupta

Abstract


Pancreatic neoplasms are rare in children and have a different histo-logic spectrum and prognosis than those in adults. Pancreatoblastoma is the most common pancreatic neoplasm in young children. Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm occurs in adolescent girls. It is heterogeneous in internal architecture, with a mixture of solid and cystic hemorrhagic and necrotic elements. All pancreatic neoplasms in children are capable of producing metastases, usually to the liver and lymph nodes; however, on the whole, these tumors have a better clinical outcome than most pancreatic tumors in adults. We present a case of solid pseudopapillary neoplasm with a liver metastasis in a 13 year old male patient.


Keywords


Pancreatic neoplasm, Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm, Adolescent girls

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