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pancreatic mucinous cystic neoplasm

Tuesday 28 June 2016

PMCN ; pancreatic MCNs ; Mucinous cystic neoplasms

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Definition: MCN is a benign or potentially low grade malignant cystic epithelial neoplasm composed of cells which contain intracytoplasmic mucin (WHO). It is one of three precursor lesions of pancreatic adenocarcinoma (with PanIN and IPMN ).

See also : pancreatic mucinous cystadenoma

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- Mucinous cystic neoplasm

See also

- pancreatic anomalies
- pancreatic tumors