Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas in children: Need of a nutritional follow up algorithm.

  • N Jauquier Pediatric Surgery Department, University Hospital Lausanne (CHUV), Switzerland
  • K Pinnagoda Pediatric Surgery Department, University Hospital Lausanne (CHUV), Switzerland
  • A Nydegger Pediatric Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Lausanne (CHUV), Switzerland
  • J M Joseph Pediatric Surgery Department, University Hospital Lausanne (CHUV), Switzerland
Keywords: Solid pseudopapillary tumor, Pancreas, Children, Follow-up, Fecal elastase


Gold standard in the treatment of solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas (SPTP) remains pancreatic resection. The aim of the study is to determine an algorithm for the nutritional follow up of these patients.


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