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International Journal of Surgery Science
Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part B (2019)

Solid pseudopapillary neoplasms of the pancreas clinical analysis of 8 cases from North India and review literature

Author(s): Dr. Shakeel Masood, Dr. Utkarsh Srivastava and Dr. Ravi Gupta
Abstract: Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm (SPN) is rare pancreatic neoplasm. Predominantly in young female, present with abdominal lump and pain. These tumors are indolent in nature. In our case series, 8 cases in 6 years period (2012 to 2018), with one of them is unusual site in retroperitoneum. Mean age of presentation was 25.6 years. Presenting symptom was dull aching pain (80%), lump in upper abdomen (65%). Mean size was 11.6 cm on imaging abdomen. All patients underwent surgery, one patient underwent preoperative FNAC due to unusual location. Mean postoperative hospital stay was 13.9 days with no mortality. By immunohistochemistry, all cases stained positive for vimentin, CD 10 and all were negative for cytokeratin and Ki67 <2 % .Mean follow up period of 57 months, with no recurrence and metastasis. Rarely these can also present at unusual site like retroperitoneum. After surgery patients have good long term survival.
Pages: 81-84  |  1164 Views  263 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Shakeel Masood, Dr. Utkarsh Srivastava, Dr. Ravi Gupta. Solid pseudopapillary neoplasms of the pancreas clinical analysis of 8 cases from North India and review literature. Int J Surg Sci 2019;3(1):81-84. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/surgery.2019.v3.i1b.17
International Journal of Surgery Science