Frantz' tumour

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Frantz’ tumour

A cystic tumour of the pancreas of low malignancy that appears to be largely confined to young women, especially those of African origin. The tumour presents as an abdominal mass and is usually well-localized and susceptible to surgery. (First described in 1959 by the American pathologist V.K. Frantz).
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