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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 269-272

Extramedullary plasmacytoma mimicking pancreatic cancer: A case report and literature review


1 Department of Internal Medicine, Ilsan Paik Hospital, Inje University, Goyang, South Korea
2 Department of Pathology, Ilsan Paik Hospital, Inje University, Goyang, South Korea

Correspondence Address:
Woo Hyun Paik
Inje University Ilsan Paik Hospital, #170, Juhwaro, Ilsanseogu, Goyang
South Korea
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DOI: 10.4103/2303-9027.190923

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Pancreatic adenocarcinoma may account for more than 80% of all pancreatic neoplasms. Occasionally, other rare tumors such as lymphoma, metastatic tumor, and solid pseudopapillary neoplasm can be considered in the differential diagnosis. We report the case of an 82-year-old man with a pancreatic solid mass. This case suggests that endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided fine-needle aspiration (FNA) with biopsy, that is, EUS-FNA is recommended in the differential diagnosis of the pancreatic solid mass apart from pancreatic adenocarcinoma. In particular, the histologic core obtained by EUS-guided biopsy is helpful for the immunostaining of molecular markers to confirm the final diagnosis.


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