Peritoneal dissemination of pancreatic cancer caused by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration: A case report and literature review
Hideaki Kojima, Minoru Kitago, Hiroshi Yagi, Yuta Abe, Yasushi Hasegawa, Shutaro Hori, Masayuki Tanaka, Yutaka Nakano, Yusuke Takemura, Yuko Kitagawa, Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan
Eisuke Iwasaki, Seiichiro Fukuhara, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan
Yohei Masugi, Yoshiyuki Ohara, Michiie Sakamoto, Department of Pathology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan
Yohji Matsusaka, Shigeo Okuda, Department of Radiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan
Author contributions: Kojima H interpreted the patient data based on the case notes and drafted the manuscript; Kitago M performed the surgery and supervised the manuscript; Masugi Y, Ohara Y, and Sakamoto M evaluated the pathological findings; all other members equally contributed to the medical treatment.
Informed consent statement: Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for the publication of this case report and the accompanying images.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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Corresponding author: Minoru Kitago, PhD, Reader (Associate Professor), Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: December 5, 2020
Peer-review started: December 5, 2020
First decision: December 17, 2020
Revised: December 28, 2020
Accepted: January 6, 2021
Article in press: January 6, 2021
Published online: January 21, 2021