A Case of Inconspicuous Pancreatic Cancer with Invasion of the CeliacAxis and Superior Mesenteric Artery

@inproceedings{Shibata2016ACO,
  title={A Case of Inconspicuous Pancreatic Cancer with Invasion of the CeliacAxis and Superior Mesenteric Artery},
  author={Masayuki Shibata and Toru Matsui and Hirotoshi Ishiwatari and Hiroyuki Matsubayashi and Takahiro Tsushima and Keiko Sasaki and Hiroyuki Ono},
  year={2016}
}
A 66-year-old man was referred to our hospital due to carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA19-9) elevation. Further examination revealed no obvious malignancy, but abdominal enhanced computed tomography (CT) showed soft tissue density around the celiac axis and superior mesenteric artery (SMA). Although pancreatic cancer was considered as a possible diagnosis, there was no clear evidence within the pancreas itself. Furthermore the patient was observed without intervention. Another abdominal enhanced CT… CONTINUE READING

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