Skip to main content

Table 1 Reported cases of squamous cell carcinoma of the pancreas in the literature

From: Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the pancreas: a case report and review of the literature

Author/reference Year of publication No. of patients reported Age Sex Race Presenting symptom(s) Location Size Surgery Outcome Treatment Time to death (months)
Kensuke [2] 2011 1 67 F Japanese Anorexia, back pain Tail 6cm Distal panreatectomy, total gastrectomy, splenectomy. LR at four months Radiotherapy for LR 11 months from S
Mansfield et al. [3] 2010 8 64 (median) 6M+2F NA Jaundice (4/8), abdominal discomfort (3/8), back pain (1/8), early satiety (1/8) NA NA 1 (S), 1(S+R), 3 (S+R+C), 1 (C), 2 (P) NA NA Median five months
Terada [4] 2010 1 69 F Japanese Abdominal pain, jaundice Head 5cm Pancreaticoduodenect- omy Distant metastasis Nil Three months
Lai et al. [5] 2009 1 76 F African-American Epigastric/back pain, weight loss Tail 5cm Cytological diagnosis, no histology Liver metastasis at diagnosis Not known Not known
Rana et al. [6] 2009 1 50 M NA Abdominal pain, jaundice, weight loss Head NA No surgery, cytological diagnosis, no histology Peritoneal deposits, ascites at diagnosis Nil Not known
Qiang‒pu et al. [7] 2008 1 55 M Mandarin Chinese Jaundice, weight loss Head 4cm Pancreaticoduodenect- omy and segmental liver resection Liver metastasis at 10 months Nil 10 months
Al-Shehri et al. [8] 2008 1 48 F NA Abdominal pain, jaundice, weight loss Head 4.4cm Palliative bypass surgery Liver metastasis at diagnosis Carboplatin+gemcitabine (two courses) Five months OS from presentation
Anagnostopoulos et al. [9] 2006 1 72 M NA Painless jaundice Head 6cm Palliative bypass surgery   Nil Four months
Brown et al. [10] 2005 1 (plus 24 case literature review) As published in literature
Fonseca et al. [11] 2000 1 52 M NA Melena, jaundice Head NA No surgery, cytological diagnosis, confirmed histology at autopsy Liver metastasis at diagnosis Nil 712 days
  1. Abbreviations: S Surgery, R Radiotherapy, C Chemotherapy, P Palliative care, LR Local relapse, OS Overall survival, NA Not available.