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Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm (SPN) of the pancreas is a rare neoplasm, affecting primarily young females. Because SPNs are of low-malignancy, they rarely obstruct the main pancreatic duct (MPD) and cause atrophy of the distal pancreas even if their tumor sizes are large.
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Name: International journal of surgery case reports
Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas is a rare tumor of low malignant potential. The aim of this paper is to present and discuss a case of solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas occurring ...
Solid pseudopapillary neoplasms (SPNs) are the most common pediatric pancreatic tumor; however, most data in children are extrapolated from adults. This study describes a young presentation of SPN in ...
Microcystic variant of serous cystadenoma of the pancreas is a rare neoplasm; essentially located in the body or tail of the pancreas and associated with the von Hippel-Lindau. Often, patients are asy...
Pancreatic solid pseudopapillary tumor (SPN) and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (Pan-NET) have close resemblance on imaging and cytomorphology, though they differ in their prognosis and treatment st...
Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas (SPN) is a rare low-grade malignancy typically occurring in young women. Occasionally, these neoplasms present with pleomorphic to atypical multinucleate...
Solid-pseudopapillary neoplasm (SPN) is a rare type of pancreatic neoplasm. A cytopathological diagnosis is often mandatory before performing surgical resection. Endo-ultrasonography with ...
This study evaluates the impact of the Radiofrequency assisted transection on the rate of postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) after performing distal pancreatectomies, central pancreat...
The purpose of this research study is to find a lowest leak rate following a distal pancreatectomy (removal of the left side of your pancreas). Distal pancreatectomy is known to have a ri...
Traditionally, laparoscopy has been based on 2-dimensional (2D) imaging, which has represented a considerable challenge for those approaching this technique. Thus, 3-dimensional (3D) visua...
Quality of Life for individuals with Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM) can be severely impaired by acute and chronic complications of the disease. Solid organ pancreatic transpla...
A mixed radiolucent-radiopaque lesion of the jaws with features of both a cyst and a solid neoplasm. It is characterized microscopically by an epithelial lining showing a palisaded layer of columnar basal cells, presence of ghost cell keratinization, dentinoid, and calcification. (Stedman, 25th ed)
A form of MACULAR DEGENERATION also known as dry macular degeneration marked by occurrence of a well-defined progressive lesion or atrophy in the central part of the RETINA called the MACULA LUTEA. It is distinguishable from WET MACULAR DEGENERATION in that the latter involves neovascular exudates.
A group of disorders marked by progressive degeneration of motor neurons in the spinal cord resulting in weakness and muscular atrophy, usually without evidence of injury to the corticospinal tracts. Diseases in this category include Werdnig-Hoffmann disease and later onset SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHIES OF CHILDHOOD, most of which are hereditary. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1089)
Abnormal growths of tissue that follow a previous neoplasm but are not metastases of the latter. The second neoplasm may have the same or different histological type and can occur in the same or different organs as the previous neoplasm but in all cases arises from an independent oncogenic event. The development of the second neoplasm may or may not be related to the treatment for the previous neoplasm since genetic risk or predisposing factors may actually be the cause.
Hereditary conditions that feature progressive visual loss in association with optic atrophy. Relatively common forms include autosomal dominant optic atrophy (OPTIC ATROPHY, AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT) and Leber hereditary optic atrophy (OPTIC ATROPHY, HEREDITARY, LEBER).
The pancreas secretes a number of important hormones into the digestive tract and the blood stream. Cancers are most commonly exocrine than endocrine (neuroendocrine) tumors. Functional tumors secrete hormones; Insulinoma, Gastrinoma, Somatostatinoma, VI...