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- males (60%)
- blacks > whites
- risk factors:
- familial pancreatitis
- not EtOH!
- focal mass in 95%
- pancreatic head in 66%
- small (low-density, hypoechoic) mass
- infiltrates locally, obstructs ducts and encases vessels
- mets to liver, local nodes
See also: pancreatic neoplasms
Charles E. Kahn, Jr., MD - 2 February 1995
Last updated: 1 October 2013
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