Journal of Radiology Case Reports, Vol 5, No 7 (2011)

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Solid Pseudopapillary Tumor of the Pancreas: a rare and probably misdiagnosed neoplasm

Solid Pseudopapillary Tumor of the Pancreas: a rare and probably misdiagnosed neoplasm

Ana Frias Vilaça, Pedro Rodrigues, Horácio Scigliano, Joana Pinto, Alcinda Reis

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Abstract


Solid Pseudopapillary Tumor of the pancreas is a rare nonfunctioning tumor. It is considered a low-grade malignancy that is apparently curable with surgical complete excision in most instances. We present a case of solid pseudopapillary pancreatic tumor that represented a challenge to the radiologists. This case highlights its possible various appearances and the need to the radiologist to be familiar with them.

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