Acute pancreatitis associated with neuroendocrine tumor of the pancreas.

  title={Acute pancreatitis associated with neuroendocrine tumor of the pancreas.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Jukemura and Andr{\'e} Luis Montagnini and Marcos V Perini and Jos{\'e} Luiz Jesus de Almeida and Joaquim Jos{\^e} Gama Rodrigues and Jos{\'e} Eduardo Monteiro da Cunha},
  journal={JOP : Journal of the pancreas},
  volume={7 1},
CONTEXT Endocrine tumors are a less commonly known cause of acute pancreatitis. This report presents the case of a patient who have had acute pancreatitis secondary to a pancreatic endocrine neoplasm. The majority of the cases previously reported were non-functioning tumors and the pancreatitis tended to be mild. Moreover, the majority of the tumors were diagnosed in advanced stages, hindering curative treatment. CASE REPORT A 31-year-old female patient presented with epigastric pain and a… CONTINUE READING