Histologic Classification and Staging of Cystic Neoplastic Lesions of the Pancreas

Rondell Graham, Thomas C. Smyrk

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This chapter provides an overview of the macroscopic and microscopic features of commonly encountered cystic neoplasms of the pancreas: serous cystic neoplasm, intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm, mucinous cystic neoplasm, and solid pseudopapillary neoplasm. Gross and histologic features are described and illustrated. The differential diagnosis is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPancreatic Cancer, Cystic Neoplasms and Endocrine Tumors
Subtitle of host publicationDiagnosis and Management
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781118307816
ISBN (Print)9780470673188
StatePublished - Apr 7 2015


  • Histopathology
  • Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas
  • Mucinous cystic neoplasm of the pancreas
  • Serous cystadenoma
  • Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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