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pancreatic cysts

Tuesday 29 March 2005


- true pancreatic cysts
- pancreatic pseudocysts


- True congenital cyst of the pancreas in a newborn

Differential diagnosis

- pancreatic cystic tumors


- iPad app co-developed by faculty in Johns Hopkins’ department of Pathology

See also

- fetal pancreatic cysts

- pancreatic anomalies

  • pancreati cystic anomalies

- cysts

Open references

- Integration of KRAS testing in the diagnosis of pancreatic cystic lesions: a clinical experience of 618 pancreatic cysts. Nikiforova MN, Khalid A, Fasanella KE, McGrath KM, Brand RE, Chennat JS, Slivka A, Zeh HJ, Zureikat AH, Krasinskas AM, Ohori NP, Schoedel KE, Navina S, Mantha GS, Pai RK, Singhi AD. Mod Pathol. 2013 Nov;26(11):1478-87. doi : 10.1038/modpathol.2013.91 PMID: 23743931 (Free)


- Next-generation sequencing adds value to the preoperative diagnosis of pancreatic cysts. 2016. doi : 10.1002/cncy.21775

- American Gastroenterological Association guidelines are inaccurate in detecting pancreatic cysts with advanced neoplasia: a clinicopathologic study of 225 patients with supporting molecular data. Singhi AD, Zeh HJ, Brand RE, Nikiforova MN, Chennat JS, Fasanella KE, Khalid A, Papachristou GI, Slivka A, Hogg M, Lee KK, Tsung A, Zureikat AH, McGrath K. Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Jun;83(6):1107-1117.e2. doi : 10.1016/j.gie.2015.12.009 PMID: 26709110

- A combination of molecular markers and clinical features improve the classification of pancreatic cysts. Springer S, Wang Y, Dal Molin M, Masica DL et al. . Gastroenterology. 2015 Nov;149(6):1501-10. doi : 10.1053/j.gastro.2015.07.041 PMID: 26253305