Pancreatic endocrine tumour: a 22-year clinico-pathological experience with morphological, immunohistochemical observation and a review of the literature.

@article{Lam1997PancreaticET,
  title={Pancreatic endocrine tumour: a 22-year clinico-pathological experience with morphological, immunohistochemical observation and a review of the literature.},
  author={K. Y. Lam and Chung Yau Lo},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={1997},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          36-42
        }
}
The clinico-pathological features of 53 Chinese patients (27 males; 26 females) with pancreatic endocrine tumours were studied. The age range was from 14 to 78 years old (mean: 48 years) with the modal peak in the sixth decade for both sexes. Pancreatic endocrine tumours accounted for 14% of the primary pancreatic tumours operated on in Queen Mary Hospital. The autopsy incidence was 0.11%. Seventy-two per cent (38 cases) of the tumours were clinically functioning, comprising 33 insulinomas… CONTINUE READING

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