solid-cystic tumor of pancreas

solid pseudopapillary tumor of pancreas a rare, low-grade tumor of endothelial origin, predominantly affecting young women beginning in adolescence, consisting of a well-circumscribed mass containing both solid and cystic elements; tumor cells are small, polygonal, and eosinophilic and form solid sheets or papillary projections. Called also Frantz t. and papillary cystic t. of pancreas.

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