Pancreatic perivascular epithelioid cell tumor: A case report with clinicopathological features and a literature review
Hui Jiang, Na Ta, Xiao-Yi Huang, Ming-Hua Zhang, Jing-Jing Xu, Jian-Ming Zheng, Department of Pathology, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433, China
Kai-Lian Zheng, Gang Jin, Department of General Surgery, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433, China
Author contributions: Jiang H and Ta N contributed equally to this paper and wrote the paper; Jiang H diagnosed the case and interpreted the data; Ta N assisted with the literature retrieval and clinical data collection; Zheng KL and Jin G carried out the operation and patient follow-up; Huang XY, Zhang MH and Xu JJ helped perform the cytological and immunohistochemical diagnosis; all authors approved the final manuscript for publication.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Shanghai Changhai Hospital Ethnic Committee.
Informed consent statement: The study was performed after obtaining the patient’s informed consent. The patient was treated according to the provisions of the Helsinki criteria.
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Correspondence to: Jian-Ming Zheng, MD, Department of Pathology, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: November 10, 2015
Peer-review started: November 12, 2015
First decision: December 11, 2015
Revised: December 27, 2015
Accepted: January 11, 2016
Article in press: January 11, 2016
Published online: April 7, 2016