Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery

, Volume 22, Issue 4, pp 759–760 | Cite as

The Stomach: a Rare Site for Metastatic Solid Pseudopapillary Neoplasm of the Pancreas

  • Prajwala S. Prakash
  • Dexter Yak Seng ChanEmail author
  • Krishnakumar Madhavan
GI Image


Metastatic solid pseudopapillary neoplasms of the pancreas are rare, and the stomach is also a rare site for metastases. We present a case of a lady with solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas who previously had a distal pancreatectomy but subsequently had multiple hepatic, adrenal peritoneal and nodal metastases. She developed dyspepsia and on oesophagogastroduodenoscopy, was found to have gastric metastases as well. We believe this is the first reported case of metastatic solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas to the stomach.


Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm Metastasis Gastric neoplasm 


Authors’ Contributions

Prajwala S Prakash wrote and edited the manuscript, compiled the data, assisted in formulating the write up and looked after the patient. Dexter Yak Seng Chan wrote part of manuscript, formulated the write up, edited the manuscript, looked after the patient and is the corresponding author. Krishnakumar Madhavan is the main doctor looking after patient, edited the manuscript, followed up on the patient and formulated the write up. All the authors have read and approved of the content to be submitted for publication. Each author has contributed in the ways as listed above and met the four criteria as required for authorship.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


  1. 1.
    Patil TB, Shrikhande SV, Kanhere HA, Saoji RR, Ramadwar MR, Shukla PJ.Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas: a single institution experience of 14 cases. HPB. 2006;8:148–150.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Ayse Y, Savas Y, Ali C, Erkan N, Yildirim M, Talcin E, Postaci H. Diagnosis and treatment of solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas: experience of one single institution from Turkey. World J Surg Oncol. 2013;11:308CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Vassos N, Abbas A, Klein P, Hohenberger W, Croner RS. Solid-pseudopapillary neoplasm (SPN) of the pancreas: case series and literature review on an enigmatic entity. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2013;6:1051–1059.PubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Lee HS, Kim HK, Shin BK, Choi JH, Choi YJ, Kim HY. A rare case of recurrent metastatic solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas. J Pathol Tansl Med. 2017;51:87–91CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Prajwala S. Prakash
    • 1
  • Dexter Yak Seng Chan
    • 2
    Email author
  • Krishnakumar Madhavan
    • 2
  1. 1.MOHHSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Division of Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery, Department of SurgeryNational University HospitalSingaporeSingapore

Personalised recommendations