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Giant Insulinoma in Uncinate Region Treated by Enucleation

SP Matkari, PD Bhingare, DP Jahagirdar, RA Chirmade

Citation Information : Matkari S, Bhingare P, Jahagirdar D, Chirmade R. Giant Insulinoma in Uncinate Region Treated by Enucleation. World J Endoc Surg 2010; 2 (3):127-129.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10002-1036

Published Online: 01-12-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

A 32-year-old male patient, a known case of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) with 11 × 9 cm GIANT functioning insulinoma in the uncinate region of pancreas, with no local invasion or metastatic disease, is presented. In view of CML, enucleation of the tumor done. Histopathology was s/o ‘insulinoma of uncertain biological behavior’. Postoperatively, the patient was followed up for one year and found normal.


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