oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Pancreatic carcinoma in Rhodesian Africans

Volume 22, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Thirty-two black African patients with pancreatic carcInoma are descriptionbed. The majority of cases presented with obstructive jaundice. The correct diagnosis may be clinically difficult: to differentiate from either chronic pancreatitis or hepatoma in black Africans, while in white patients gallstones are the most important condition to exclude. From the limited statistics available the prevalence of �this tumour appears to be less frequently seen in black than in white populations.

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