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Table 1 Reported cases of pancreatic pleural effusion associated with pancreatic neoplasm

From: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor with stenosis of the main pancreatic duct leading to pancreatic pleural effusion: a case report

No Author Year Age Sex Symptom Tumor size (mm) Tumor location Pseudocyst Stenosis of the MPD Preoperative diagnosis of fistula Fluid amylase (IU/l) Treatment Histological type Prognosis (month)
1 Sankarankutty et al. [5] 1978 40 M Dyspnea orthopnea 60 Pb No N/A No 19,800 TP IDC 8 alive
2 Kuroda et al. [6] 1983 37 F Right back pain 150 Pb Yes No No 975 DP Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma N/A
3 England et al. [7] 1988 64 M Epigastric pain
Vomitting
12 Pb No N/A No 9600 None oncocytic carcinoma 0.8 death
4 Shimaoka et al. [8] 2003 70 M Dyspnea 12 Pb No Yes No 22,665 DP IDC 60 alive
5 Sugiyama et al. [9] 2010 63 M Dyspnea
Back pain
20 Ph Yes Yes Yes 30,994 PpPD IDC 13 alive
6 Cushen et al. [10] 2012 67 F Dyspnea
Chest pain
N/A Pt Yes N/A Yes 1,716,000 DP IPMN
Low-grade dysplasia
18 alive
7 Miyamoto et al. [11] 2017 62 M Dyspnea
Back pain
10 Pb Yes Yes Yes 26,775 PD IDC 19 alive
8 Saito et al. [12] 2020 69 M Dyspnea 15 Pt No Yes No 26,229 DP + partial gastrectomy IDC 35 death
9 Our case 2020 51 M Dyspnea 19 Pt Yes Yes Yes 36,854 DP PNET G2 33 alive
  1. MPD main pancreatic duct, Pb pancreatic body, N/A not available, TP total pancreatectomy, IDC invasive ductal carcinomas, DP distal pancreatectomy, Ph pancreatic head, PpPD pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy, Pt pancreatic tail, IPMN intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm, PNET G2 pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor grade 2