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Case Report A Case of Solid Pseudopapillary Tumor of the Pancreas Presenting as a Submucosal Tumor with Hemorrhage
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DOI: https://doi.org/
Published online: May 25, 2011
Departments of Internal Medicine, *Pathology, Pusan Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea
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A solid pseudopapillary tumor is a rare pancreatic tumor with a low malignant potential that occurs commonly in young females. We report a case of 12-year-old girl with a solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas associated with symptoms of anemia. She was suspected to have a 7×4.5 cm mass growing from the head of the pancreas based on an esophagogastroduodenoscopy, a radiological imaging study, and an immunohistochemical stain examination. She was finally diagnosed with a solid pseudopapillary tumor after a pancreaticoduodenectomy as the definitive treatment.


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