The many faces of pancreatic serous cystadenoma: Radiologic and pathologic correlation

L C Chu, A D Singhi, R R Haroun, R H Hruban, E K Fishman
Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging 2017, 98 (3): 191-202
Pancreatic serous cystadenoma can be categorized into microcystic, honeycomb, oligocystic, and solid patterns based on imaging appearance. The presence of typical computed tomography (CT) features helps to differentiate serous cystadenomas from other cystic and solid pancreatic masses. Cases with atypical features present a diagnostic challenge as they can mimic malignant neoplasms. This article reviews pathophysiology, prevalence, CT features, mimickers and recommendations for management of pancreatic serous cystadenoma.

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