Pancreatitis as an unusual presentation of rhabdomyosarcoma

Maria Debora De Pasquale, Maria Antonietta De Ioris, Annalisa Serra, Rosanna Pessolano, Alberto Donfrancesco, Luigi De Sio

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Abstract

The most common etiologies of acute pancreatitis in children are trauma, multi-system disease, drugs, infections, idiopathic and congenital anomalies of the pancreaticobiliary system. Acute pancreatitis is rarely associated with underlying childhood malignancies. We report a 12-year-old male with acute pancreatitis as the presenting symptom of an alveolar metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)879-880
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Blood and Cancer
Volume52
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2009

Keywords

  • Pancreatic metastasis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Hematology

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