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Ampullary neuroendocrine tumour - a rare cause of acute pancreatitis

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M. Vishnukanth ,

Teaching Hospital Jaffna., LK
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S. Raviraj

Teaching Hospital Jaffna., LK
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Abstract

Ampullary neuroendocrine tumours (ANET) are an extremely rare type of pancreatic cancer, but are a wellknown cause of pancreatitis. We report a case of an ampullary neuroendocrine tumour in a 45 year old patient who presented with acute pancreatitis and was treated with a pancreaticoduodenectomy for relief of the jaundice.

How to Cite: Vishnukanth, M. & Raviraj, S., (2016). Ampullary neuroendocrine tumour - a rare cause of acute pancreatitis. Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery. 34(1), pp.17–18. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljs.v34i1.8229
Published on 20 Apr 2016.
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