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Mucinous Cystic Neoplasm of the Pancreas

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Mucinous Cystic Neoplasm of the Pancreas

History: Patient recently had surgical repair of left inguinal hernia. Pathology on the sac and surrounding soft tissue came back as "metastatic adenocarcinoma ". Patient is otherwise healthy and asymptomatic. CT was performed in a search for primary malignancy.

Findings: Hypodense lesion in the tail of the pancreas, with cystic and soft tissue components. Minimal pancreatic duct dilatation. There were no hepatic lesions, and all mesenteric and retroperiteoneal nodes were sub-centimeter.

Ddx: Mucinous Cystadenoma/Cystadenocarcinoma Intraductal Papillary Tumor Atypical pseudocyst

Dxhow: CA 19-9.

Exam: CA19-9: 1164 (0-36) U/mL AFP: 1.7 (0.0-15.0) ng/mL CEA 7.9 (0.0-4.6) ng/mL

No MeSH data available.


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Mucinous Cystic Neoplasm of the Pancreas

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Normal pancreatic head.
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MPX1924_synpic19606: Normal pancreatic head.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Mucinous Cystic Neoplasm of the Pancreas

History: Patient recently had surgical repair of left inguinal hernia. Pathology on the sac and surrounding soft tissue came back as "metastatic adenocarcinoma ". Patient is otherwise healthy and asymptomatic. CT was performed in a search for primary malignancy.

Findings: Hypodense lesion in the tail of the pancreas, with cystic and soft tissue components. Minimal pancreatic duct dilatation. There were no hepatic lesions, and all mesenteric and retroperiteoneal nodes were sub-centimeter.

Ddx: Mucinous Cystadenoma/Cystadenocarcinoma Intraductal Papillary Tumor Atypical pseudocyst

Dxhow: CA 19-9.

Exam: CA19-9: 1164 (0-36) U/mL AFP: 1.7 (0.0-15.0) ng/mL CEA 7.9 (0.0-4.6) ng/mL

No MeSH data available.