Malignant extra-adrenal pancreatic paraganglioma: case report and literature review

@inproceedings{AlJiffry2013MalignantEP,
  title={Malignant extra-adrenal pancreatic paraganglioma: case report and literature review},
  author={Bilal O. Al-Jiffry and Yasir Alnemary and Samah H Khayat and M. Haiba and Mohammed Hatem},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2013}
}
Pancreatic paragangliomas are rare tumors, with only 16 reported cases to date. One of these cases demonstrates metastasis to lymph node, while another case was functional, however, none of these cases showed malignant and large, pancreatic paraganglioma with marked invasion. Also another unique feature was the age of our patient compared to the average reported ages in published literature (42–85 years). A 19-year-old woman presented with a one-year history of intermittent abdominal pain… CONTINUE READING
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