Solid Pseudopapillary Neoplasm of the Pancreas and Concomitant Variation of the Common Hepatic Artery: Case Report and Literature Review
Hongchuan Zhao*, Shu Bo Pan, Zhi Gong Zhang and Xiao Ping Geng
Department of General Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital, Anhui Medical University, Hefei 230022, Anhui Province, China
- *Corresponding Author:
- Hongchuan Zhao
Department of General Surgery
Anhui Medical University
Hefei 230022, Anhui Province, China
Received date: September 09, 2014; Accepted date: October 29, 2014; Published date: November 05, 2014
Citation: Zhao H, Pan SB, Zhang ZG, Geng XP (2014) Solid Pseudopapillary Neoplasm of the Pancreas and Concomitant Variation of the Common Hepatic Artery: Case Report and Literature Review. J Gastrointest Dig Syst 4:236. doi:10.4172/2161-069X.1000236
Copyright: © 2014 Zhao H, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
A solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas is a rare pancreatic tumor with a low malignant potential. It typically occurs in young women. Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm associated with extra-pancreatic and pancreatic anomalies are occasionally reported. We report a case of an solid pseudopapillary neoplasm with a concomitant variation of the common hepatic artery in a 43-year-old woman. The patient underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy; an Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm was confirmed with pathology findings. Neither recurrence nor metastases were present at the 19 months follow-up exam.