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Aydın Şeref Köksal, Aysel Ülker, Mehmet Asıl, Bilge Tunç, Arda Kemal, Metin Şavkılıoğlu, Yusuf Özoğul, Nesrin Turhan, "Serous Cystadenoma of the Pancreas Presenting as a Third Primary Neoplasm", Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol. 17, Article ID 784257, 3 pages, 2003. https://doi.org/10.1155/2003/784257
Serous Cystadenoma of the Pancreas Presenting as a Third Primary Neoplasm
Serous cystadenomas are the most common cystic neoplasms of the pancreas. They may occur solely or coexist with other neoplasms. A 10 cm mass involving the body of the pancreas was observed in the computed tomography of a 61-year-old man with a previous history of bladder and prostate carcinoma. Ultrasonography and computed tomography of the mass demonstrated multiple small cysts associated with a central calcified scar. A distal pancreatectomy was performed. Pathological examination confirmed the diagnosis of serous microcystic adenoma. This is the first report of a serous cystadenoma of the pancreas with two metachronous neoplasms. This feature should be kept in mind during the diagnosis and evaluation of patients with serous cystadenoma.
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