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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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal pain, weight loss, epigastric tenderness & abdominal mass are the most commonly presenting symptoms [ 4 ].[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] Leiomyosarcomas (LMS) are rare sinonasal malignant tumours with 20 cases of nasal LMS previously reported in the literature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[spandidos-publications.com] Endoscopy showed duodenal mass in the third part of the duodenum. Endoscopic biopsy specimens of the lesion revealed duodenal adenocarcinoma.[academic.oup.com] Introduction : Primary duodenal adenocarcinoma is a rare malignant gastrointestinal tract neoplasm.[ci.nii.ac.jp]

  • Pancreatic Abscess

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

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Pancreatoblastomas - These rare malignant neoplasms predominantly occur in children. The reason for this is unknown.[pathology.jhu.edu] We report a 23-year-old female who presented with upper abdominal pain of long duration and epigastric mass on palpation.[ijpmonline.org] 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.[cancercompass.com]

  • Gastric Leiomyosarcoma

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

  • Early-Stage Gastric Cancer

    Gastric signet ring cell carcinoma (SRCC) is a rare form of highly malignant adenocarcinoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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[radiopaedia.org] Solitary metastasis of a malignancy to the spleen is rare. We herein describe a case of splenic metastasis from early gastric cancer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Sarcomatoid hepatocellular carcinoma (SHC) is a rare malignant hepatic tumor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Combined primary hepatic neuroendocrine carcinoma (PHNEC) and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a very rare malignant hepatic tumor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gastric Adenocarcinoma

    malignant tumor of the female genital tract, containing tubules or small cysts; it may occur in the ovary, uterus, cervix, or vagina.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] 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[radiopaedia.org] Late in the course, abnormalities include an epigastric mass; umbilical, left supraclavicular, or left axillary lymph nodes; hepatomegaly; and an ovarian or rectal mass.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Pancreatoblastoma

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

  • Malignant Gastric Neoplasm

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

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