Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Metastases of Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma


Unlike primary pancreatic carcinoma, metastases to the pancreas are rare and their resection may be performed as a palliative treatment due to poorly defined outcome. We herein present an extremely rare case of pancreatic metastases of malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy with tumor-free survival within postoperative 35-month follow-up. Pancreatic resection for metastatic MFH to the pancreas should be considered in selected patients. Long-term survival or good palliation may be achieved.

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J. Zhu, H. Cai and D. Sun, "Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Metastases of Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma," Surgical Science, Vol. 4 No. 11, 2013, pp. 506-508. doi: 10.4236/ss.2013.411098.

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