International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016


Solid Pseudo-Papillary Neoplasm of the Pancreas (SPN): A Single Institution Annual Report

Dr. Arjun Athmaram [2] | Dr. Basila Ameer Ali | Dr. Harishchandra B [2]


Abstract: Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of pancreas (SPN) is a rare entity, seen mostly in young females. We report 3 cases of SPN over 1 year in Yenepoya Medical College Hospital, Deralakatte, Mangalore. All cases presented in asymptomatic young females, underwent surgical resection with 100 % survival. Almost all the cases of SPN have been reported only in the past decade. Surgery is the mainstay of treatment. All the three cases reported in under 1 year in a single institution is alarming.


Keywords: Solid Pseudopapillary neoplasm of Pancreas, SPN, Pancreatic Neoplasm


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016,


Pages: 616 - 619


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