Post-surgical Pancreatitis Masquerading as Recurrent Neuroendocrine Cancer

Anya Adair, Anca Oniscu, Stephen J Wigmore

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Neuroendocrine tumours of the pancreas can have a spectrum of behaviour from relatively benign to aggressive. Resection can result in cure although metastatic disease is described. We present an unusual case of an apparent local recurrence of previously resected neuroendocrine tumour in a young man who had undergone distal pancreatectomy. Pathological analysis demonstrated focal post-surgical pancreatitis with radiological appearances bearing striking similarity to the original primary tumour.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Surgical Case Reports
Volume2010
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010

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