Revista chilena de cirugía
versão On-line ISSN 0718-4026
CERDAN P, RAFAEL et al. Frantz's tumor: Report of a case. Rev Chil Cir [online]. 2007, vol.59, n.2, pp. 145-149. ISSN 0718-4026. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-40262007000200012.
Solid-cystic-papillary tumor of pancreas is an uncommon neoplasm and unknown origin. It generally occurs in young women, the symptomatology is limited and is considered a low-grade malignant tumor. Treatment is surgical and the prognosis is usually good after complete resection, even if metastatic dissemination exists. We report a case of a 14-years-old woman diagnosed of a neoplasm in the tail of the pancreas which could be classified as Frantz's tumor. We analyze the biological and ultrastructural characteristics of these tumors, their forms of presentation and the recommended explorations for the diagnostic
Palavras-chave : Pancreatic neoplasm; solid-cystic-papillary neoplasm of pancreas; Frantz's tumor.