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Basurto KEOP, Sánchez LR, Acosta RAV, Carvajal NDM, Garza FJH, Chapa AO
Solid cystic tumor of the pancreas. Report on one patient
Cir Gen 2002; 24 (4)
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Introduction: The solid cystic tumor of the pancreas is an uncommon neoplasm, with low grade malignancy and predominating in women.
Objective: To report the case of a female patient with a solid-cystic tumor of the pancreas.
Setting: Third level health care hospital.
Description of the case: Woman, 22 years old, with abdominal pain of one-year evolution, symptomatology consisted of pain in the epigastrium and postpandrial plenitude sensation. At her admittance, an abdominal tumor was found. She was subjected to ultrasound and computed tomography studies, which revealed a pancreatic tumor; tumor markers were negative. Besides, a selective arteriography was performed, which discarded arterial or venous compromise. Laparotomy revealed a tumor in the body and tail of the pancreas without invading the neighboring organs, without metastasis. Distal pancreatectomy was performed. The patient evolved without complications.
Conclusion: Treatment is surgical, resecting the tumor. In a little over 10% of patients, recurrence or metastasis has been reported after an average of 10 years of the resection.
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