SS  Vol.5 No.10 , October 2014
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Pancreas
Abstract: Exocrine pancreatic tumors are dominated by adenocarcinomas that have a poor prognosis. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the pancreas is rare. We report a case of squamous cell carcinoma of the pancreas in a 75-year-old patient admitted to the emergency ward with acute cholangitis.
Cite this paper: Ossibi, P. , Yazough, I. , Bennani, A. , Majdoub, K. , Toughrai, I. , Laalim, S. , Ousadden, A. , Chbani, L. , Mazaz, K. and Taleb, K. (2014) Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Pancreas. Surgical Science, 5, 487-489. doi: 10.4236/ss.2014.510075.

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