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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 308-310

Rare coexistence of metastatic neuroblastoma of liver and solid pseudo papillary tumor of pancreas: Case report and literature review

Department of Pediatric Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, China

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Yinghua Liu
Institute of Digestive Surgery, State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.113402

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Neuroblastoma is the second most common malignant solid tumor in children, and often metastasizes to liver, most notably in patients with stage 4S tumors. Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas (SPT) is a pancreatic borderline tumor with low malignant potential. Coexistence of these two tumors in one patient has never been reported before. Hereby, we present a case of an 8-month-old infant with coexisting tumors of SPT and metastatic neuroblastoma of liver. Dysdifferentiation of neural crest might be responsible for histogenesis of the coexisting tumors.

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