Natural history and malignant risk factors of solid pseudopapillary tumors of the pancreas.

@article{Park2013NaturalHA,
  title={Natural history and malignant risk factors of solid pseudopapillary tumors of the pancreas.},
  author={Joo Kyung Park and Eun Ju Cho and Ji Kon Ryu and Yong-Tae Kim and Yong-Bum Yoon},
  journal={Postgraduate medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={125 2},
  pages={92-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Solid pseudopapillary tumors (SPTs) of the pancreas are unusual neoplasms of uncertain prognosis. Most patients with SPTs have a good prognosis after undergoing surgical resection, but there are rare cases in which a locally infiltrative growth pattern and metastatic variety are exhibited, or recurrence of the disease after surgery occurs; these cases have been reported with very poor clinical outcomes. Our study investigated the natural history of SPTs and delineated the… CONTINUE READING
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