Gangliocytic paraganglioma of duodenum metastatic to lymph nodes and liver and extending into the retropancreatic space.

@article{Amin2013GangliocyticPO,
  title={Gangliocytic paraganglioma of duodenum metastatic to lymph nodes and liver and extending into the retropancreatic space.},
  author={Sapna M Amin and Nicolai Jacob Wewer Albrechtsen and Jameson Forster and Ivan Damjanov},
  journal={Pathologica},
  year={2013},
  volume={105 3},
  pages={90-3}
}
Gangliocytic paraganglioma (GP) is a rare benign neuroendocrine tumour found most often in the duodenum. To our knowledge, only a dozen cases of possibly malignant duodenal GP with local lymph node metastasis and only one case with liver metastasis have previously been published. Herein, we report an unusual case of GP of the duodenum spreading to the retropancreatic space and metastatic to the liver and lymph nodes. Additionally, the present tumour secreted pancreatic polypeptide (PP) which… CONTINUE READING