Serous cystadenoma of pancreas

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Abdominal pain and weight loss.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

A 45 × 38 mm multicystic mass with lobulated margin is noted at pancreatic head. After contrast media injection, subtle enhancement of internal septations are visible. No delayed enhancement is noted. Distal portion of pancreas is unremarkable. No pancreatic duct dilatation is present. No apparent evidence of local invasion is noted.


Case Discussion

Pathology-proven case of serous cystadenoma of the pancreas (also known as microcystic adenoma), which is an uncommon type of benign cystic pancreatic neoplasm. 

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Case information

rID: 61989
Published: 27th Jul 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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