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Desmoplastic small round cell tumor of the pancreas: An unusual primary site for an uncommon tumor

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Author(s): Qureshi Sajid | Shrikhande Shailesh | Ramadwar Mukta | Desai Saral | Visvanathan Seethalakhsmi | Medhi Seema | Laskar Siddharth | Muckaden Mary | Pai Suresh | Desai Sangeeta | Kurkure Purna

Journal: Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
ISSN 0971-9261

Volume: 16;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 66;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Desmoplastic small round cell tumor | diagnosis | molecular pathology | pancreas

ABSTRACT
Pancreas is a rare location for desmoplastic small round cell tumor. The present case highlights the dilemma in diagnosis and ascertaining the site of tumor origin. Morphologic and immunohistochemical features were complemented with the molecular markers and tumor origin which was initially nebulous was subsequently confirmed on exploratory laparotomy.
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