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287 Possible Causes for Epigastric Mass, Rarely Malignant

  • Leiomyosarcoma

    In conclusion, primary pancreatic leiomyosarcoma is a rare and highly malignant tumor associated with poor prognosis.[] Abdominal pain, weight loss, epigastric tenderness & abdominal mass are the most commonly presenting symptoms [ 4 ].[] Leiomyosarcomas (LMS) are rare sinonasal malignant tumours with 20 cases of nasal LMS previously reported in the literature.[]

  • Duodenal Carcinoma

    Discussion Although the duodenum is the most common location of small intestinal adenocarcinoma, DA is a rare malignancy, comprising 1% of all gastrointestinal cancers ( 5[] Endoscopy showed duodenal mass in the third part of the duodenum. Endoscopic biopsy specimens of the lesion revealed duodenal adenocarcinoma.[] Introduction : Primary duodenal adenocarcinoma is a rare malignant gastrointestinal tract neoplasm.[]

  • Pancreatic Abscess

    Our case highlights a rare case of isolated pyogenic pancreatic abscess secondary to Klebsialla pneumoniae mimicking an underlying pancreatic malignancy.[] On admission, an elastic hard mass with tenderness was palpable in the epigastric region.[] An isolated pyogenic pancreatic abscess (IPPA) without pancreatitis is extremely rare but can occur in patients with uncontrolled diabetes.[]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Pancreatoblastomas - These rare malignant neoplasms predominantly occur in children. The reason for this is unknown.[] We report a 23-year-old female who presented with upper abdominal pain of long duration and epigastric mass on palpation.[] They keep saying I don't fall into the high risk group and tumors in the tail are rarely malignant but this makes me nervous.[]

  • Gastric Leiomyosarcoma

    The difficulties in the preoperative diagnosis of this rare malignancy are discussed.[] He had no definite signs of peritonism (rebound tenderness, guarding, abdominal rigidity) but mild tenderness on deep palpation of an epigastric mass.[] Leiomyosarcomas (LMS) are extremely rare malignant neoplasms that originate from smooth muscle cells and may be considered the malignant counterpart of a leiomyoma.[]

  • Early-Stage Gastric Cancer

    Gastric signet ring cell carcinoma (SRCC) is a rare form of highly malignant adenocarcinoma.[] […] and adjacent mucosa ulcerated carcinoma (penetrating cancer): 70% of all gastric cancers 4 Ultrasound Not useful, unless a large epigastric mass is present or on endoscopic[] Solitary metastasis of a malignancy to the spleen is rare. We herein describe a case of splenic metastasis from early gastric cancer.[]

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma

    Until the early 1990s, HCC was a relatively rare malignancy, typically diagnosed at an advanced stage in a symptomatic patient, and there were no known effective palliative[] BACKGROUND: Sarcomatoid hepatocellular carcinoma (SHC) is a rare malignant hepatic tumor.[] Abstract Combined primary hepatic neuroendocrine carcinoma (PHNEC) and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a very rare malignant hepatic tumor.[]

  • Gastric Adenocarcinoma

    malignant tumor of the female genital tract, containing tubules or small cysts; it may occur in the ovary, uterus, cervix, or vagina.[] […] and adjacent mucosa ulcerated carcinoma (penetrating cancer): 70% of all gastric cancers 4 Ultrasound Not useful, unless a large epigastric mass is present or on endoscopic[] Late in the course, abnormalities include an epigastric mass; umbilical, left supraclavicular, or left axillary lymph nodes; hepatomegaly; and an ovarian or rectal mass.[]

  • Pancreatoblastoma

    Most cases of pancreatoblastoma, a rare malignant epithelial tumor of the pancreas, are seen in the pediatric population.[] Abdominal ultrasound (US) revealed a voluminous, heterogeneous, epigastric mass, predominantly hypoechoic, with cystic cavities ( fig. 1a ), highly vascularized at Doppler-US[] Pancreatoblastoma is a rare malignant tumor of the pancreas mostly diagnosed in childhood.[]

  • Malignant Gastric Neoplasm

    Gastric cancer is the most common gastrointestinal malignant tumour in China, which rarely metastasizes into the central nervous system.[] On examination, a nontender epigastric mass was palpated.[] Abstract Peritoneal lymphomatosis is a very rare disease of extranodal involvement of malignant lymphoma that is occasionally confounded with other peritoneal diseases.[]

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