West Indian Medical Journal
versão impressa ISSN 0043-3144
PLUMMER, JM et al. Duodenal fibrosarcoma mimicking Franz tumour complicated by post-resection chylous ascites: a case report. West Indian med. j. [online]. 2010, vol.59, n.1, pp. 84-87. ISSN 0043-3144.
This case report presents a young woman who underwent a Whipples resection for a large pancreato-duodenal tumour. Pathology and immunohistochemical analysis of the tumour suggest duodenal fibrosarcoma. The patient's postoperative management was complicated by chylous ascites. A brief literature review is given to highlight this unusual case.
Palavras-chave : Duodenal fibrosarcoma; chylous ascites; Whiples resection.