Cystic degeneration of neuro endocrine tumor of pancreas and Crohn's disease: true or coincidental association?
Pan Afr Med J 2016 15;25. Epub 2016 Sep 15.
Department Of Surgery, FSI Hospital, Marsa, Tunisia.
Pancreatic endocrine tumors (PETs) or islet cell tumors are rare lesions, the incidence of which is estimated to be less than 1 per 100,000 person-years in the general population. PETs can be divided into functional (exhibit a distinct clinical syndrome due to hormone hypersecretion) and non-functional tumors. The majority of PETs are non-functional. Read More