[Foreign body granuloma of the head of the pancreas caused by a fish bone--a rare differential diagnosis in head of the pancreas tumor].

@article{Junghans1999ForeignBG,
  title={[Foreign body granuloma of the head of the pancreas caused by a fish bone--a rare differential diagnosis in head of the pancreas tumor].},
  author={R. Junghans and Uwe Schumann and Henry Finn and Ulrich Riedel},
  journal={Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen},
  year={1999},
  volume={70 12},
  pages={1489-91}
}
Despite highly developed scanning methods there is no absolute certainty of delineating malignant pancreatic tumor from chronic pancreatitis. Pancreatitis caused by foreign bodies has occasionally been mentioned in literature. Our report is on the first case of a foreign body granuloma of the pancreatic head caused by a fish-bone transduodenally perforating… CONTINUE READING