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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Albers, Max Benjamin; Maurer, Elisabeth; Klöppel, Günter; Bartsch, Detlef Klaus 
Title:
Pancreatic polypeptide-rich islets in the posterior portion of the pancreatic head--a tumor mimic in somatostatin receptor scintigraphy. 
Abstract:
A 74-year-old man with recurrent duodenal ulcers underwent somatostatin receptor scintigraphy (SRS) in suspicion of gastrinoma. A 2-cm area of focal uptake was visualized within the pancreatic head. Serum chromogranin A levels were elevated, but serum gastrin levels and the secretin test were normal. Computed tomography and endoscopic ultrasonography were not conclusive. After partial duodenopancreatectomy, pathological examination failed to reveal any neuroendocrine tumor. Instead, the dorsal p...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Pancreas 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
43 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
648-50 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0885-3177 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie