Korean J Pancreas Biliary Tract.  2019 Oct;24(4):141-146. 10.15279/kpba.2019.24.4.141.

Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasm: Radiologic Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis

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  • 1Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Radiology, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. radpms@yuhs.ac

Abstract

Pancreatic cystic neoplasm is a clinically challenging entity. Its incidence estimated up to 45% of the general population. The biological behavior ranges from benign to malignant disease. The strategy for pancreatic cystic neoplasm could be to prevent progression to pancreatic cancer while minimizing the costs. The first step for the correct management is correct diagnosis. In this paper, the radiological differential diagnosis of them will be described.

Keyword

Pancreatic cysts; Ultrasonography; Computer-assisted tomography; Magnetic resonance image

MeSH Terms

Diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential*
Incidence
Pancreatic Cyst*
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Ultrasonography
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