Clinico-pathological features of cystic pancreatic endocrine neoplasms and a comparison with their solid counterparts.

@article{Goh2006ClinicopathologicalFO,
  title={Clinico-pathological features of cystic pancreatic endocrine neoplasms and a comparison with their solid counterparts.},
  author={Brian Kim-Poh Goh and London L. P. J. Ooi and Y M Tan and Peng Chung Cheow and Y F A Chung and Pierce Kah Hoe Chow and Wai Keong Wong},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={553-6}
}
AIM Pancreatic endocrine neoplasms (PENs) may occasionally manifest as cystic lesions of the pancreas. The aim of this study is to report our experience with cystic PENs and to compare their clinico-pathological features with their solid counterparts. MATERIALS AND METHODS From 1990 to 2004, 38 patients with PENs were reviewed. Six of these tumours appeared on radiological imaging as a cystic lesion of the pancreas. RESULTS Of the 38 patients with a PEN, 21 of the patients were female and… CONTINUE READING

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