The Stomach: a Rare Site for Metastatic Solid Pseudopapillary Neoplasm of the Pancreas
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.
KeywordsSolid pseudopapillary neoplasm Metastasis Gastric neoplasm
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.
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