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HPB Surgery
Volume 1, Issue 3, Pages 233-237
Case Report

Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of The Pancreas

1The Department of Surgery and Department of Anatomical Pathology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia
2R.P.A.H. Medical Centre, 100 Carillon Avenue, NEWTOWN, Sydney NSW 2042, Australia
3The Canterbury Hospital, Australia

Received 11 August 1988

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A case of fibrous histiocytoma of low grade malignancy arising from the uncinate lobe of the pancreas is reported. This is an unusual site for these extremely rare tumours. Survival up to 4 years has been achieved in our patient following surgical resection.