Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Primary Pancreatic Leiomyosarcoma

Ercan Kocakoc 1 , * , Nuri Havan 1 , Mehmet Bilgin 1 and Musa Atay 1
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1 Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: May 01, 2014, 11 (2); e4880
  • Published Online: May 22, 2013
  • Article Type: Case ReportAbdominal Imaging
  • Received: March 8, 2012
  • Revised: March 22, 2013
  • Accepted: April 6, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.4880

To Cite: Kocakoc E, Havan N, Bilgin M, Atay M. Primary Pancreatic Leiomyosarcoma, Iran J Radiol. 2014 ; 11(2):e4880. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.4880.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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