Carcinosarcoma of the Pancreas : How a Common Blood Disorder Can Hide an Extremely Rare Tumour

  title={Carcinosarcoma of the Pancreas : How a Common Blood Disorder Can Hide an Extremely Rare Tumour},
  author={Anastasios Katsourakis and Christos Svoronos and Efthimios Chatzitheoklitos and Iosif Hadjis and Michael B. Alatsakis and Charalambos G. Mirelis and Apostolos Sovatzidis and Georgios Noussios},
Context Sarcomas represent a relatively rare malignancy. Primary sarcomas of the pancreas represent an extremely rare pathology. Case report We report a case of primary pancreatic carcinoma that presented with anaemia. The patient underwent a Kausch-Whipple operation, and, 16 months after the operation, the patient is disease free. Conclusion This unique case describes an extremely rare gastrointestinal tumour that was found during the patient's anaemia assessment. Received January 07th, 2015… CONTINUE READING
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