Acute pancreatitis secondary to pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours.

@article{Gri2003AcutePS,
  title={Acute pancreatitis secondary to pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours.},
  author={Pilar Gri{\~n}{\'o} and Juan Mart{\'i}nez and Emilio Gri{\~n}{\'o} and Fernando Carnicer and Sergio Alonso and Helena P{\'e}rez-Berenguer and Miguel P{\'e}rez-Mateo},
  journal={JOP : Journal of the pancreas},
  year={2003},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={104-10}
}
CONTEXT Pancreatic neoplasms are an uncommon aetiology of acute pancreatitis. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours are a rare subgroup of pancreatic neoplasms. CASE REPORT We report on three patients having acute pancreatitis secondary to pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours, one of them with severe pancreatitis, and review the published cases up to now. Only 22 patients with acute pancreatitis secondary to pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours have been reported (including the present cases). Most of… CONTINUE READING