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Traumatic neuroma at the tail of the pancreas following splenectomy.

By P. M. Geddy and C. W. Venables

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A 50 year old man presented with abdominal pain and weight loss after a splenectomy performed 26 years ago for abdominal trauma. At laparotomy, a mass was found at the tail of the pancreas. Pathological examination showed this was a traumatic neuroma and revealed evidence of chronic pancreatitis. Traumatic neuroma may be a rare cause of a pancreatic mass, especially after previous surgery or trauma

Topics: Research Article
Publisher: BMJ Group
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2398918
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