A Case of Spontaneous Ruptured Solid Pseudopapillary Tumor of Pancreas Resected by Laparoscopic Surgery

@inproceedings{Takamatsu2013ACO,
  title={A Case of Spontaneous Ruptured Solid Pseudopapillary Tumor of Pancreas Resected by Laparoscopic Surgery},
  author={Susumu Takamatsu and Hiroto Nagano and Shunroh Ohtsukasa and Yasuyuki Kawachi and Hiroshi Maruyama},
  booktitle={Case reports in medicine},
  year={2013}
}
Solid pseudopapillary tumor (SPT) is an uncommon neoplasm of the pancreas. A rare case of spontaneous rupture of SPT is reported. A 13-year-old female felt acute abdominal pain without blunt abdominal trauma. Enhanced computed tomography (CT) revealed a tumor in the pancreas tail with fluid collection around it. The tumor was diagnosed as SPT with hemoperitoneum associated with spontaneous rupture. The bleeding was stopped conservatively and she was referred for surgery at three months after… CONTINUE READING

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