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Lymphoma Mimicking Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report

Serkan UNLU, Aysegul SAGIR KAHRAMAN, Serkan ONER.

Abstract
Background: Pancreatic lymphoma is very rare and occurs below <1%. Because clinical signs and symptoms are similar to pancreatic adenocarcinoma, diagnosis of pancreatic lymphoma is usually very difficult. We aimed to present Magnetic Resonance (MR) findings of a pancreatic lymphoma mimicking pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
Case Presentation: The case was pathologically diagnosed with Diffuse B-cell lymphoma and there were no jaundice findings. Obstruction was not present in the structure other than being pushed into the veins. There was a diffusion restriction without necrosis with low ADC values parallel to increased cellularity. Apart from these, the table in the distinction between lymphoma and adenocarcinoma is helpful in other findings.
Conclusion: It is useful to know that MRI and diffuse MRI in pancreatic lymphoma may provide useful information as well as a diffuse restriction in both due to adenocarcinoma and lymphoma elevated cellularity

Key words: pancreatic lymphoma, pancreatic carcinoma


 
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UNLU S, KAHRAMAN AS, ONER S. Lymphoma Mimicking Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report. Ulutas Med J. 2018; 4(2): 108-111. doi:10.5455/umj.20171112112954


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UNLU S, KAHRAMAN AS, ONER S. Lymphoma Mimicking Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report. http://www.ulutasmedicaljournal.com/?mno=283167 [Access: July 17, 2018]. doi:10.5455/umj.20171112112954


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UNLU S, KAHRAMAN AS, ONER S. Lymphoma Mimicking Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report. Ulutas Med J. 2018; 4(2): 108-111. doi:10.5455/umj.20171112112954



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UNLU S, KAHRAMAN AS, ONER S. Lymphoma Mimicking Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report. Ulutas Med J. (2018), [cited July 17, 2018]; 4(2): 108-111. doi:10.5455/umj.20171112112954



Harvard Style

UNLU, S., KAHRAMAN, A. S. & ONER, S. (2018) Lymphoma Mimicking Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report. Ulutas Med J, 4 (2), 108-111. doi:10.5455/umj.20171112112954



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UNLU, Serkan, Aysegul SAGIR KAHRAMAN, and Serkan ONER. 2018. Lymphoma Mimicking Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report. THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL, 4 (2), 108-111. doi:10.5455/umj.20171112112954



Chicago Style

UNLU, Serkan, Aysegul SAGIR KAHRAMAN, and Serkan ONER. "Lymphoma Mimicking Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report." THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL 4 (2018), 108-111. doi:10.5455/umj.20171112112954



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

UNLU, Serkan, Aysegul SAGIR KAHRAMAN, and Serkan ONER. "Lymphoma Mimicking Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report." THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL 4.2 (2018), 108-111. Print. doi:10.5455/umj.20171112112954



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UNLU, S., KAHRAMAN, A. S. & ONER, S. (2018) Lymphoma Mimicking Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report. THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL, 4 (2), 108-111. doi:10.5455/umj.20171112112954








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