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Solid pseudopapillary tumor

Selma J Lekkerkerker, Marc G Besselink, Olivier R Busch, Joanne Verheij, Marc R Engelbrecht, Erik A Rauws, Paul Fockens, Jeanin E van Hooft
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Currently, 3 guidelines are available for the management of pancreatic cysts. These guidelines vary in their indication for resection of high-risk cysts. We retrospectively compared the final pathological outcome of surgically removed pancreatic cysts with the indications for resection according to 3 different guidelines. METHODS: Patients who underwent pancreatic resection were extracted from our prospective pancreatic cyst database (2006-present)...
September 29, 2016: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Yutaka Akimoto, Hironari Kato, Kazuyuki Matsumoto, Ryo Harada, Shinsuke Oda, Soichiro Fushimi, Shou Mizukawa, Shuntaro Yabe, Daisuke Uchida, Hiroyuki Seki, Takeshi Tomoda, Naoki Yamamoto, Shigeru Horiguchi, Koichiro Tsutsumi, Takahito Yagi, Hiroyuki Okada
A 59-year-old man was admitted to our hospital for treatment of a 45 mm pancreatic mass found during a medical examination. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology showed polygonal cells with pseudopapillary structures. The tumor cells were positive for nuclear/cytoplasmic β-catenin and CD10, and negative for chromogranin A. After a tentative diagnosis of a solid pseudopapillary neoplasm, middle pancreatectomy was performed. Histologically, polygonal cells with abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm formed in the trabeculae and were immunohistochemically positive for HepPar1 and protein induced by vitamin K absence or antagonist-II...
2016: Internal Medicine
Cora Hallas, Julia Phillipp, Lukas Domanowsky, Bettina Kah, Katharina Tiemann
BACKGROUND: Solid pseudopapillary neoplasms of the pancreas (SPN) are rare tumors affecting mainly women. They show an activating mutation in CTNNB1, the gene for β-catenin, and consequently an overactivation of the Wnt/β-catenin pathway. This signaling pathway is implied in the pathogenesis of various aggressive tumors, including pancreatic adenocarcinomas (PDAC). Despite this, SPN are characterized by an unusually benign clinical course. Attempts to explain this lack of malignancy have led to the discovery of an aberrant expression of the transcription factor FLI1 in SPN...
2016: BMC Cancer
Gaurav Pratap Singh Gahlot, Asit Ranjan Mridha, Mukund Sable, Mehar Chand Sharma, Raja Pramanik, Lalit Kumar
Extrapancreatic solid pseudopapillary neoplasms (SPNs) are rare tumors, which bear morphological, immunohistochemical, and molecular features similar to those of pancreatic counterparts. SPN occurs primarily in adolescent girls and young women. It is considered to be a malignant neoplasm with low-grade biology. Ovarian SPNs are uncommon, have benign morphology, usually limited to the ovary and local surgical excision is curative. We report an unusual case of SPN of right ovary with extraovarian spread and metastases to lymph nodes...
July 2016: Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology
Hye Seung Lee, Han Kyeom Kim, Bong Kyung Shin, Jin Hyuk Choi, Yoo Jin Choi, Ha Yeon Kim
A 61-year-old woman visited our hospital for bilateral multiple lung nodules and a mass in her thorax. She had a long history of multiple metastatic recurrences of solid pseudopapillary neoplasm (SPN); 24 years previously, the patient had undergone pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy for a 9.9×8.6 cm mass in the pancreatic head. The tumor was diagnosed as an SPN. Nine years later, metastatic nodules were found on computed tomography in the patient's liver and peritoneum and were excised. She subsequently underwent an additional eight metastatectomy procedures in diverse organs...
August 6, 2016: Journal of Pathology and Translational Medicine
Giovanni Marchegiani, Stefano Andrianello, Marta Massignani, Giuseppe Malleo, Laura Maggino, Salvatore Paiella, Cristina R Ferrone, Claudio Luchini, Aldo Scarpa, Paola Capelli, Mari Mino-Kenudson, Keith D Lillemoe, Claudio Bassi, Carlos Fernàndez-Del Castillo, Roberto Salvia
BACKGROUND: Since their introduction in the WHO classification, the incidence of solid pseudopapillary tumors (SPTs) of the pancreas has progressively increased, mainly because of the widespread use of cross-sectional imaging. Few recent studies have analyzed the biological behavior of SPTs, but reliable data on long-term follow-up are needed. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of two Institutions with high caseload, The Department of General Surgery-Pancreas Institute, University of Verona Hospital Trust and the Department of General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, was carried out...
October 2016: Journal of Surgical Oncology
Nesrin Ugras, Ömer Yerci, Sinem Kantarcıoğlu Coşkun, Gökhan Ocakoğlu, Pınar Sarkut, Halit Ziya Dündar
Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm (SPN) of the pancreas is a rare neoplasm that accounts for 2-3% of all primary pancreatic neoplasms. This study aimed to characterize clinicopathological features associated with SPNs and to retrospectively evaluate the relationship of these features with predictive parameters associated with aggressive behavior. We reviewed 16 cases of SPN of the pancreas that had been diagnosed between 2005 and 2014 at our pathology department. A total of 16 cases, 15 female and one male, were evaluated in this study...
July 2016: Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences
Guilherme Naccache Namur, Thiago Costa Ribeiro, Marcelo M Souto, Estela Regina Ramos Figueira, Telesforo Bacchella, Ricardo Jureidini
BACKGROUND: Solid pseudopapillary pancreatic neoplasia is usually a large well-circumscribed pancreatic mass, with cystic and solid areas more frequently found in young women. It is a benign pancreatic neoplasia in most cases, therefore minimally invasive surgery could be an interesting approach. AIM: Evaluate the results of minimally invasive surgery for this neoplasia. METHODS: Patients with this tumor who underwent minimally invasive pancreatectomies between 2009 and 2015 in a single institution, were analyzed regarding demographic, clinical-pathological futures, post-operative morbidity and disease-free survival...
April 2016: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cirurgia Digestiva: ABCD, Brazilian Archives of Digestive Surgery
Jorge Roberto Marcante Carlotto, Franz Robert Apodaca Torrez, Adriano Miziara Gonzalez, Marcelo Moura Linhares, Tarcisio Triviño, Benedito Herani-Filho, Alberto Goldenberg, Gaspar de Jesus Lopes-Filho, Edson José Lobo
BACKGROUND: The solid pseudopapillary neoplasm is a rare tumor of the pancreas. However, it´s etiology still maintain discussions. AIM: To analyze it´s clinical data, diagnosis and treatment. METHODS: A retrospective study of medical records of all patients treated from January 1997 until July 2015. RESULTS: Were identified 17 cases. Most patients were women (94.11%) and the average age was 32.88 years. The main complaint was abdominal mass (47...
April 2016: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cirurgia Digestiva: ABCD, Brazilian Archives of Digestive Surgery
Isidro Machado, María Victoria López-Soto, Albadio Samir Pérez-López, Carlos Domínguez-Álvarez, Antonio Llombart-Bosch
Hyaline globules and papillary fragments in cytologic samples from two intra-abdominal tumors in young females are presented including the cytological features and the correlation with the histopathologic and immunohistochemical findings. In the first case a cytologic study from an ovarian mass showed papillary structures and isolated tumor cells with epithelioid morphology, irregular reniform-like nuclear contour, pale or vacuolated cytoplasm, abundant hyaline globules and occasional glomeruloid structures resembling Schiller-Duval bodies...
July 13, 2016: Diagnostic Cytopathology
Emad M Raddaoui, Majid A Almadi, Abdulrahman M Aljebreen, Faisal A Alsaif, Ahlam A AlShedoukhy, Abed H Al-Lehibi, Khalid A Almohameed, Apostolos V Tsolakis, Mousa A AlAbbadi, Amna R Almutrafi
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the role of applying a limited panel of immunohistochemical stains on the cellblock preparation from samples obtained by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) in the aim of differentiating solid pseudopapillary neoplasms (SPNs) from neuroendocrine tumors (NETs).  METHODS: We retrospectively retrieved all the EUS-FNAs of the pancreas that have a diagnosis of NET or SPN that were performed at 2 tertiary care hospitals in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from May 2004 to December 2014...
July 2016: Saudi Medical Journal
Z Cao, T P Zhang, Y P Zhao
Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas (SPN) is a rare neoplasm which primarily affects young women without specific clinical manifestation. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging contribute to the preoperative diagnosis of SPN. Surgery is the main treatment approach for SPN and more research of radiation and chemotherapy is needed. Tumor diameter larger than 5 cm, tumor infiltrating nerve, vessel or adipose tissue can increase the risk of recurrence. However, these patients can still get good prognosis after surgical resection...
July 1, 2016: Zhonghua Wai Ke za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Surgery]
Maria G Sacco Casamassima, Colin D Gause, Seth D Goldstein, Fizan Abdullah, Avner Meoded, Jeffrey R Lukish, Christopher L Wolfgang, John Cameron, David J Hackam, Ralph H Hruban, Paul M Colombani
PURPOSE: Pancreatic neoplasms are uncommon in children. This study sought to analyze the clinical and pathological features of surgically resected pancreatic tumors in children and discuss management strategies. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective review of patients ≤21 years with pancreatic neoplasms who underwent surgery at a single institution between 1995 and 2015. RESULTS: Nineteen patients were identified with a median age at operation of 16...
August 2016: Pediatric Surgery International
Michal Michal, Stela Bulimbasic, Marijana Coric, Monika Sedivcova, Dmitry V Kazakov, Michael Michal, Ondrej Hes
We describe the first pancreatic analogue of solid pseudopapillary neoplasm arising in paratesticular location. It was a tumor arising in 32-year-old man adhering closely to the testis. The tumor had several morphologic components. The greatest was represented by signet ring cells which gradually changed into solid, non-signet ring cell areas, often being mixed together. It also formed distinct trabeculae and pseudopapillae frequently adhering to cystic areas of the tumor. Immunohistochemically, the tumor had an identical profile to its pancreatic counterpart...
October 2016: Human Pathology
Ming-Yue Xu, Xian-Jie Shi, Lei He, Fang Lu, Ming-Yi Chen, Hong-Guang Wang, Shi-Chun Lu
OBJECTIVE: To compare the clinicopathological characteristics and prognosis of patients with small (≤5 cm) solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas (SPN) and those with large (>5 cm) SPNs. METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed the clinical characteristics, laboratory findings, radiological features, treatment and prognosis of 148 patients with histologically confirmed SPN between August, 2006 and December, 2014 and compared the data between patients with small SPNs (≤5 cm) and those with large SPNs (>5 cm)...
June 2016: Nan Fang Yi Ke da Xue Xue Bao, Journal of Southern Medical University
Feng Yang, Chen Jin, Deliang Fu
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June 11, 2016: Surgery
Giulia De Marchi, Salvatore Paiella, Claudio Luchini, Antonio Amodio, Borislav Rusev, Claudio Bassi, Riccardo Manfredi, Luca Frulloni
Solid pseudopapillary tumors (SPT) of the pancreas are rare neoplasms mainly affecting young women. Pancreatic serous cystadenomas (SCAs) and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PanNETs) account for about 2% of all pancreatic neoplasms. The combination of these three lesions, to our knowledge, has never been described in literature. Here we report a case of combined SPT, SCA and PanNET affecting a 33-year-old woman.
June 2016: Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology
Bohyun Kim, Seung Soo Lee, Yu Sub Sung, Hyunhee Cheong, Jae Ho Byun, Hyoung Jung Kim, Jin Hee Kim
PURPOSE: To evaluate the diagnostic value of apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) and intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM) parameters in differentiating patients with either a normal pancreas (NP), pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), neuroendocrine tumor (NET), solid pseudopapillary tumor (SPT), acute pancreatitis (AcP), vs. autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP). MATERIALS AND METHODS: In all, 84 pathologically confirmed pancreatic tumors (60 PDACs, 15 NETs, 9 SPTs), 20 pancreatitis (13 AcPs, 7 AIPs), and 30 NP subjects underwent IVIM diffusion-weighted imaging using 10 b-values (0-900 sec/mm(2) ) at 1...
June 7, 2016: Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging: JMRI
Wenzel M Hackeng, Ralph H Hruban, G Johan A Offerhaus, Lodewijk A A Brosens
BACKGROUND: Histologic characteristics have proven to be very useful for classifying different types of tumors of the pancreas. As a result, the major tumor types in the pancreas have long been classified based on their microscopic appearance. MAIN BODY: Recent advances in whole exome sequencing, gene expression profiling, and knowledge of tumorigenic pathways have deepened our understanding of the underlying biology of pancreatic neoplasia. These advances have not only confirmed the traditional histologic classification system, but also opened new doors to early diagnosis and targeted treatment...
June 7, 2016: Diagnostic Pathology
Babak Mirminachi, Solmaz Farrokhzad, Amir Houshang Sharifi, Sepideh Nikfam, Arash Nikmanesh, Reza Malekzadeh, Akram Pourshams
BACKGROUND Information regarding solid pseudopapillary neoplasm (SPN) of the pancreas is limited in Iran. We aimed to review the clinicocytopathological features and follow-up of patients with SPN of pancreas who were diagnosed in a single center in Iran. METHODS Seven patients with SPN of the pancreas were diagnosed during January 2010 to March 2015 at the Digestive Disease Research Institute of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. The patients were reviewed prospectively. RESULTS Six out of the 7 patients were female and the mean age of all the patients was 29...
April 2016: Middle East Journal of Digestive Diseases
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