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Case Reports in Oncological Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 416713, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/416713
Case Report

Pancreatic Tail Schwannoma in a 44-Year-Old Male: A Case Report and Literature Review

1College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, P.O. Box 50927, Riyadh 11533, Saudi Arabia
2Department of Surgical Oncology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC), P.O. Box 3354, Riyadh 11211, Saudi Arabia
3Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Alexandria 21526, Egypt
4Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC), P.O. Box 3354, Riyadh 11211, Saudi Arabia

Received 20 September 2013; Accepted 25 October 2013

Academic Editors: J. M. Buchanich, K. Tanaka, O. W. Tawfik, and Y. Yamada

Copyright © 2013 Ahmed Abu-Zaid et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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