Nonfunctioning islet cell tumors of the pancreas: clinical, imaging and pathological aspects in 16 patients.

@article{Furukawa1998NonfunctioningIC,
  title={Nonfunctioning islet cell tumors of the pancreas: clinical, imaging and pathological aspects in 16 patients.},
  author={Hiroyoshi Furukawa and Kiyoshi Mukai and Tomoo Kosuge and Yae Kanai and Kazuaki Shimada and J Jeremy Yamamoto and Yasunori Mizuguchi and Kyousuke Ushio},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  year={1998},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={255-61}
}
BACKGROUND Nonfunctioning islet cell tumors (NFICTs) usually reach a large size prior to detection, at which stage patients have some symptoms or signs. Recently, NFICTs have been discovered in asymptomatic patients with increasing frequency owing to advances in diagnostic imaging techniques. This study investigated clinical, imaging and pathological features in recent cases of NFICT. METHODS The medical records, radiographs and pathological specimens of 16 patients with NFICT who were… CONTINUE READING

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