alexa Abstract | Intrapancreatic Accessory Spleen Issues:Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges

JOP. Journal of the Pancreas
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Abstract

Context Intrapancreatic accessory spleen is an exceptionally rare entity, commonly mistaken for a pancreatic neoplasm. Preoperative diagnosis based on radiologic imaging features is difficult. Aspiration cytology may be misleading due to poor sampling. Case report We report a very rare case of an intrapancreatic accessory spleen which radiologically and cytologically mimicked a neuroendocrine pancreatic tumor. Conclusion Modern imaging techniques will probably lead to an increasing number of intrapancreatic accessory spleens being discovered, posing significant diagnostic and therapeutic challenges.

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Author(s): Vasileios Smyrniotis Nikolaos Arkadopoulos Panagiotis Athanasopoulos Vaia Stafyla Andreas Karakatsanis Vassilios Koutoulidis Theodosios Theodosopoulos Eleni Karvouni

Keywords

Endosonography, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Pancreatectomy

 
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