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Melphalan Impacts Temporarily on Pancreatic Enzymes

Multiple myeloma is a malignant disease caused by monoclonal proliferation of multiple myeloma plasma cells [1]. In patients, high-dose melphalan chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation are administered. Common side effects of high dose melphalan are oral mucositis, enteritis, and neutropenia [2].
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Gullo´s Syndrome (Benign Pancreatic Hyperenzymemia): Report of the First Two Cases in Basque Country

Gullo´s syndrome is a benign pancreatic hyperenzymemia that appears in healthy individuals and that is maintained over time, with fluctuations and transient normalization of pancreatic enzyme values in the absence of any evidence of clinical or morphological pancreatic disease. Its correct diagnosis is important to assure the carriers of the defect that there is no pancreas disease and to avoid unnecessary examinations, treatments and hospitalizations.
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Hydatid disease of the pancreas is a rare condition, with an incidence of less than 1%. Establishing diagnosis may be difficult because clinical and imaging findings are similar to other more commonly encountered cystic lesions of the pancreas. We present a case of isolated Hydatid cyst in the tail of pancreas which masquerading as the mucinous cystic neoplasm of the pancreas.
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Metastatic cancer of the pancreas: Historical review

During the 19th Century, there was a difficult choice concerning whether a pancreatic cancer is primary or secondary. However, in this paper, it is shown that some views were decidedly in favor of attack from other primaries. Indeed, the evidence of spread to the pancreas included either concise or coalescent lesions.
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Acrometastasis from a Pancreatic Primary Adenocarcinoma: A First Report in the Literature

A seventy five year male presented with acute onset right foot pain and swelling. Plain imaging revealed a lytic area in the medial and middle cuneiform bones of the right foot. Background history of resected pancreatic cancer and current presentation were consistent early diffuse disease recurrence of a pancreatic primary tumour. The presenting feature in this case was of symptomatic acrometastases, that is, metastases to the feet.
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Extensive Worm Infestation: A Case Report

Ascariasis is the most common helminthic infection in the world and is seen mostly in the developing countries of Asia. We report a case of heavy worm infestation in a 2-year-old child who presented with worms in small bowel, common bile duct and liver with abscesses. He was managed conservatively and recovered well without any sequalae.
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Editorial Board Members Related to Pancreatic

Roberto de la Plaza Llamas

Department of Surgery
Hospital Universitario de Guadalajara


Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology
Eastern Virginia Medical School
United States


Associate Professor
Department of Gastroenterology
Shenyang Northern Hospital

Peter Schemmer

Department of General -, Visceral- and Transplant Surgery
University Hospital of Heidelberg

Chunying Li

Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Wayne State University School of Medicine
United States


Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
United States

Mahesh Goel MS

Associate Professor
Department of Surgical Oncology
Tata Memorial Hospital


Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
United States


Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
Boston University

Lan Zhou

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Case Western Reserve University
United States
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