Solitary fibrous tumor of the pancreas

  title={Solitary fibrous tumor of the pancreas},
  author={Andrew R. Baxter and Elliot Newman and Cristina H. Hajdu},
  booktitle={Journal of surgical case reports},
Solitary fibrous tumors (SFTs) are rare mesenchymal neoplasms of fibroblastic origin. Most commonly they affect the pleura but they been described in other viscera. SFT of the pancreas is extremely rare, and only eight cases have been reported to date. We perform a literature review and report a ninth case. The patient is a 54-year-old African-American female who presented with several months of abdominal pain. Abdominal radiography demonstrated a lesion in the head of the pancreas, and she… CONTINUE READING
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