Primary pancreatic lymphoma or secondary involvement: what is the difference?

@article{Kav2010PrimaryPL,
  title={Primary pancreatic lymphoma or secondary involvement: what is the difference?},
  author={Taylan Kav and Aynur G Soyuoz and Kadri Altundag and Yusuf Bayraktar},
  journal={JOP : Journal of the pancreas},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={482-3}
}
Primary pancreatic lymphoma is a very rare disease. On the other hand, secondary involvement of the pancreas from nearby lymph node disease is a common form of involvement. Whether primary pancreatic lymphoma or secondary involvement, this disease can present as a mass mimicking pancreatic carcinoma [1]. A 75-year-old woman presented with a three-month history of abdominal pain radiating to the back, nausea, vomiting and weight loss. Her past history was unremarkable except for diabetes of 5… CONTINUE READING

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