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Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma (UPS) is a reclassification of malignant fibrous histiocytoma by the World Health Organization in 2002. UPS, the most common soft tissue sarcoma reported in adults, mostly recurs as lung disease. Pancreatic metastasis of UPS is extremely rare. We present a rare case of pelvic UPS with pancreatic metastasis.
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Isolated pancreatic metastasis from lung cancer is rare. We present a case of isolated pancreatic metastasis from squamous cell lung cancer. The pancreatic tumor showed hypovascularity on enhanced MRI...
Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma is a common soft tissue sarcoma. Unfortunately, any attempt to describe the line of differentiation fails. It represents a final common pathway in tumors that unde...
Atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX) is a rare cutaneous fibrohistiocytic tumor that typically arises on chronically sun-damaged skin, such as the head and neck, as a nondescript ulcerated papule, nodule, or ...
Pancreatic carcinoma metastasizing to the ovary is rare. We report the case of a 69-year-old woman with ovarian metastasis as initial presentation. Ultrasonography revealed a multicystic mass in the r...
A 71-year-old woman presented to a nearby hospital with an occipital scalp ulcer with exudate. Thoracoabdominal enhanced computed tomography (CT) was performed due to suspected cancer. The imaging res...
This is a single arm, single site, feasibility study of Magnetic Resonance Guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) to promote immunotherapy responses in patients with undifferentiated pleomorph...
The investigators hypothesize that combination anlotinib with toripalimab will improve progression-free survival relative to historical controls in patients with Unresectable or Metastatic...
Soft tissue sarcomas (STS) are a group of rare mesenchymal neoplasms affecting all ages. STS most commonly present as localised disease but despite surgery and adjuvant treatment more than...
This research study is studying a combination of drugs (chemotherapy + Immunotherapy) as a possible treatment for liposarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, or undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma that ...
Pancreatic metastases are a rare entity. In cases of metastatic renal carcinoma (RCC) it can present as isolated pancreatic metastasis, considering the possibility of surgical resection. ...
A 36-amino acid pancreatic hormone that is secreted mainly by endocrine cells found at the periphery of the ISLETS OF LANGERHANS and adjacent to cells containing SOMATOSTATIN and GLUCAGON. Pancreatic polypeptide (PP), when administered peripherally, can suppress gastric secretion, gastric emptying, pancreatic enzyme secretion, and appetite. A lack of pancreatic polypeptide (PP) has been associated with OBESITY in rats and mice.
Extracts prepared from pancreatic tissue that may contain the pancreatic enzymes or other specific uncharacterized factors or proteins with specific activities. PANCREATIN is a specific extract containing digestive enzymes and used to treat pancreatic insufficiency.
A pancreatic trypsin inhibitor common to all mammals. It is secreted with the zymogens into the pancreatic juice. It is a protein composed of 56 amino acid residues and is different in amino acid composition and physiological activity from the Kunitz bovine pancreatic trypsin inhibitor (APROTININ).
A SOMATOSTATIN-secreting tumor derived from the pancreatic delta cells (SOMATOSTATIN-SECRETING CELLS). It is also found in the INTESTINE. Somatostatinomas are associated with DIABETES MELLITUS; CHOLELITHIASIS; STEATORRHEA; and HYPOCHLORHYDRIA. The majority of somatostatinomas have the potential for METASTASIS.
A true cyst of the PANCREAS, distinguished from the much more common PANCREATIC PSEUDOCYST by possessing a lining of mucous EPITHELIUM. Pancreatic cysts are categorized as congenital, retention, neoplastic, parasitic, enterogenous, or dermoid. Congenital cysts occur more frequently as solitary cysts but may be multiple. Retention cysts are gross enlargements of PANCREATIC DUCTS secondary to ductal obstruction. (From Bockus Gastroenterology, 4th ed, p4145)
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...
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Pancreatitis Acute pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas caused by the release of activated pancreatic enzymes. Common triggers are biliary tract disease and chronic heavy alcohol intake. Diagnosis is based on clinical presentation...