Pancreatic Schwannoma: a rare entity.

  • Rashi Garg Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, INDIA
  • Nandita Kakkar
  • R K Vashisht
Keywords: Pancreas, Schwannoma, Neoplasm, Histopathology,


Pancreatic schwannomas are rare neoplasms. These tumors vary in size and two thirds are partially cystic which grossly mimic pancreatic cystic lesions. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are the primary imaging modalities. Definitive diagnosis is made on histopathologic examination. Surgical resection is the mainstay of treatment.Here we report a rare case of schwannoma in the uncinate process of pancreas with preoperative diagnosis of cystic  tumor of pancreas.

Author Biography

Rashi Garg, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, INDIA
Senior ResidentDepartment of HistopathologyPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, INDIA                                               


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