Intracystic hemorrhage of pancreatic serous cystadenoma after renal transplantation: Report of a case
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Immunosuppressive therapy after transplantation increases the risk of developing neoplasms, and neoplasms of the digestive organs are very common in Asia. We experienced a patient with an intracystic hemorrhage of pancreatic serous cystadenoma during the follow-up after renal transplantation. Pancreatic cystadenomas are not frequent. Only two cases, presenting with acute abdomen, have so far been reported in the literature. The intracystic hemorrhage in our case may have been related to a rapid tumor growth due to weakened antitumor immunity and azathioprineinduced pancreatitis.
Key WordsSerous cystadenoma Rupture Renal transplantation Drug-induced pancreatitis
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