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mucinous cystic neoplasm of pancreas
- = "macrocystic" adenoma of pancreas, "cystadenoma / cystadenocarcinoma"
- M:F = 1:9, 40-60 y/o
- malignant or pre-malignant
- large mass (mean 12 cm)
- multilocular cysts, thick septations
- tail / body in 85% (unlike adenoCa + microcystic adenoma)
- DDx: panc pseudocyst
- ** Cf: microcystic adenoma
Charles E. Kahn, Jr., MD - 2 February 1995
Last updated: 1 October 2013
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