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Title: Nonfunctioning neuroendocrine tumor of the pancreas in an 8-year-old girl
Authors: Breysem, Luc ×
Kersemans, P
Vanbeckevoort, Dirk
Ectors, Nadine
Smet, Maria-Helena #
Issue Date: Nov-2007
Series Title: JBR-BTR vol:90 issue:6 pages:528-31
Abstract: We report a case of a nonfunctioning neuroendocrine pancreatic tumor in the pediatric age group. An 8-year-old child complains of vague abdominal pain and radiological investigations detect a tumoral mass in the pancreatic tail. Abdominal ultrasound, contrast enhanced computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging demonstrate a round intrapancreatic solid moderately vascularized lesion of approximately 5 cm in diameter, with a smooth contour and well demarcated from the surrounding tissues. After surgical resection, the diagnosis of a hormonally inactive benign neuroendocrine tumor is histologically diagnosed. Patient's follow-up is uneventful.
ISSN: 1780-2393
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Radiology
Translational Cell & Tissue Research
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