Primary small cell carcinoma of the pancreas.

  title={Primary small cell carcinoma of the pancreas.},
  author={Runjan Chetty and S. P. Clark and Graham Pitson},
  volume={25 3},
A 59 yr old male presented with abdominal pain and jaundice. CT scan showed a tumor in the pancreas with secondaries in the liver, peri-pancreatic lymph nodes, vertebral bone marrow and subcutaneous tissue of the neck together with a cervical lymph node. The patient died after 2 wks and autopsy revealed complete replacement of the pancreas by tumor. Careful dissection of both lungs failed to show any tumor. A diagnosis of primary small cell carcinoma of the pancreas was made. Review of the… CONTINUE READING


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