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Omental acinar cell carcinoma of pancreatic origin in a child: a clinicopathological rarity

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A 6-year-old boy presented with a large subhepatic mass associated with pain abdomen. Exploration revealed a tumor in lesser omentum, completely separate from the normal pancreas that was excised completely. Histopathology suggested acinar cell carcinoma of pancreatic origin in an ectopic location. The child is well at 5 months follow-up.

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Sharma, S., Agarwal, S., Nagendla, M.K. et al. Omental acinar cell carcinoma of pancreatic origin in a child: a clinicopathological rarity. Pediatr Surg Int 32, 307–311 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00383-015-3850-5

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