Frantz's tumor (solid pseudopapillary tumor) of the pancreas. A case report.

  title={Frantz's tumor (solid pseudopapillary tumor) of the pancreas. A case report.},
  author={Akin Bostanoglu and Emrah Otan and Saadet Akturan and Enver Okan Hamamci and Akin Bostanoğlu and Aysun Gokce and Levent L. Albayrak},
  journal={JOP : Journal of the pancreas},
  volume={10 2},
CONTEXT A solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas is a rare neoplasm which, for the most part, affects young women and has a relatively favorable prognosis with a low malignant potential. These tumors usually have unclear clinical features and may form very large masses before being diagnosed. CASE REPORT We report the case of a 29-year-old woman who underwent complete resection of the tumor using a distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy procedure. The patient is being followed-up and in… CONTINUE READING
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