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HPB Surgery
Volume 1, Issue 2, Pages 161-163
Case Report

A Pancreatic Tumour Presenting as a Ruptured Spleen

Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong

Received 25 April 1988; Accepted 6 June 1988

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We report a case of spontaneous rupture of the spleen due to invasion from a pancreatic tumour. We are unaware of any similar case having been reported in the literature.