Pancreatic mucinous cystadenoma

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking


Incidental pancreatic tail lesion on CT KUB.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Enhancing pancreatic tail lesion measures 43 x 50 mm. No calcification is identified. The lesion appears macrocystic with poorly defined septa. It abuts the anterior cortex of the left kidney without evidence of invasion. No communication with the pancreatic duct, which is not dilated. No other pancreatic lesion identified.

No hepatic metastasis are identified. No lymphadenopathy.

Case Discussion

Imaging features and location in a 60-year-old female are typical for a pancreatic mucinous cystadenoma, which has malignant potential.

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Case information

rID: 37478
Published: 10th Jun 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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