Cystic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: Is preoperative diagnosis possible?

@article{Ahrendt2002CysticPN,
  title={Cystic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: Is preoperative diagnosis possible?},
  author={Steven A. Ahrendt and Richard A. Komorowski and Michael J. Demeure and Stuart D. Wilson and Henry A. Pitt},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={6},
  pages={66-74}
}
Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors rarely undergo cystic degeneration leading to a radiologic appearance, which is often interpreted as a pancreatic mucinous cystadenoma or pseudocyst. We reviewed our experience with 38 neuroendocrine tumors, four of which were cystic, and 24 other cystic pancreatic tumors (mucinous cystadenoma [n = 5], cystadenocarcinoma [n… CONTINUE READING