Pain abdomen in a child - An uncommon cause
Diagnosis, identification of underlying etiology and management of pain abdomen, remains difficult. Tumors presenting as abdominal pain are rare in children. We report a case of 11-year old boy presenting with pain abdomen. On examination, he had a lump in left hypochondrium. Gastrointestinal tumors constitute about 12% of abdominal masses, 2% of which are pancreatic tumors. He underwent laparotomy was diagnosed as desmoplastic small round cell tumor in the pancreas. This report presents an uncommon cause of a common pediatric problem.