Development of carcinoma in chronic calcific pancreatitis

Int J Pancreatol. 1990 Jun;6(4):307-12. doi: 10.1007/BF02924409.


Development of carcinomas of the pancreas over an underlying chronic pancreatitis is a rare event. Diminution of pancreatic calcification, following the development of carcinoma, has been previously reported only once. We report another such case.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Calcinosis / complications
  • Carcinoma / etiology*
  • Chronic Disease
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pancreatic Diseases / pathology*
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms / etiology*
  • Pancreatitis / complications*