Obstructive jaundice due to a pancreatic mass: a rare presentation of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in an adult.

@article{Daniel2010ObstructiveJD,
  title={Obstructive jaundice due to a pancreatic mass: a rare presentation of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in an adult.},
  author={Sudin Varghese Daniel and Deven Harshad Vani and Andrew Melvin Smith and Quentin A Hill and Krishna Viswanath Menon},
  journal={JOP : Journal of the pancreas},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={72-4}
}
CONTEXT To highlight a rare presentation of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. CASE REPORT A 39-year-old man presented with a 4 month history of weight loss and a 6 week history of upper abdominal pain radiating to the back with nausea and vomiting. Liver function tests showed an obstructive picture, full blood count was normal and on computerised tomography there was diffuse enlargement of the pancreas, with dilatation of the common bile duct and intra hepatic biliary radicles. Four weeks after… CONTINUE READING

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