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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 747-750

Successful outcome of metastatic pancreatoblastoma in an adolescent: A case report and review of the literature


1 Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hemato-Oncology, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Pediatrics, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Surgical Oncology, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
4 Department of Pathology, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
5 Department of Radio Diagnosis, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dhaarani Jayaraman
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hemato-Oncology, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, No. 1, Ramachandra Nagar, Porur, Chennai - 600 116, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jiaps.jiaps_4_22

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Pancreatoblastoma, an orphan disease, is the most common malignant epithelial neoplasm of the pancreas in children. With vague clinical features, diagnosis is made by radiological suggestions and histopathology. The presence of metastatic disease and inoperable/incomplete excision remains the poor prognostic markers. We present a rare instance of an adolescent who has survived metastatic pancreatoblastoma after neoadjuvant chemoreduction/complete surgical excision.






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