In contrast to the relatively uniform pathology and the unyielding dismal outcome associated with infiltrating ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas, cystic lesions have a broad spectrum of gross and microscopic pathologies, and a range of clinical outcomes. The common cystic lesions of the pancreas are reviewed with emphasis on practical tips for distinguishing between the main entities.
- intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm
- mucinous cystadenoma
- serous cystadenoma
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine