Pseudo Papillary Tumor of Pancreas in a Child

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Pseudo Papillary Tumor of Pancreas in a Child

Farhan Abbas Baloch

Abstract Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas is a rare pancreatic tumor. Mostly these tumors are found in women who are in their third decade of life. The tumors have a low malignant potential. A case of 9-year-old female was observed who presented with dull abdominal pain, abdominal heaviness, mass abdomen for 2 and a half years duration. The mass was excised. The histopathological examination revealed Pseudo Papillary Tumor of Pancreas.
Keywords: Solid pseudopapillary tumor of pancreas, childhood tumor of pancreas.

         

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