Hematemesis, a very rare presentation of solid pseudo-papillary tumors of the pancreas: a case report

@article{Apostolidis2008HematemesisAV,
  title={Hematemesis, a very rare presentation of solid pseudo-papillary tumors of the pancreas: a case report},
  author={Stylianos Apostolidis and Theodossis S. Papavramidis and Akis Zatagias and Antonios A Michalopoulos and Vasileios Papadopoulos and Daniel Paramythiotis and Nick Harlaftis},
  journal={Journal of Medical Case Reports},
  year={2008},
  volume={2},
  pages={271 - 271}
}
INTRODUCTION Solid pseudo-papillary tumors of the pancreas are rare and typically present in young female patients. They are slowly growing masses that may attain large size, and are of low malignant potential. Surgical resection is usually curative. CASE PRESENTATION A 71-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with an episode of hematemesis but was otherwise hemodynamically stable. Emergency gastroscopy revealed a bleeding mass projecting to the duodenum. Fluid, blood and… CONTINUE READING
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