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Rare pancreatic metastasis of undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma originating from the pelvis: A case report.

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Summary of "Rare pancreatic metastasis of undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma originating from the pelvis: A case report."

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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Name: International journal of surgery case reports
ISSN: 2210-2612
Pages: 140-144

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