Cystic lesions of the pancreas

  title={Cystic lesions of the pancreas},
  author={N. Volkan Adsay},
  journal={Modern Pathology},
Although cystic tumors of the pancreas are relatively rare, they constitute an increasingly important category. Advances in imaging and interventional techniques and the sharp drop in the mortality rate of pancreatic surgery have rendered pancreatic biopsies and resections commonplace specimens. Consequently, in the past two decades, the nature of many cystic tumors in this organ has been better characterized. The names of some existing entities were revised; for example, what was known as… CONTINUE READING