[Pancreas head tumor in childhood].

In a 13 1/2-year-old girl free of symptoms and clinically healthy until the time of diagnosis a tumor in the head of the pancreas located paraduodenally, was removed using the Whipple technique. Histology revealed an apudome or carcinoid with endocrine activity. Because pancreatic tumors are rarely seen during childhood, and especially apudome and… CONTINUE READING