Epidermoid Cyst of Intrapancreatic Accessory Spleen

  title={Epidermoid Cyst of Intrapancreatic Accessory Spleen},
  author={K. L. Ru and Aarti Kalra and Angelo A. Ucci},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
While the occurrence of an accessory spleen is not uncommon, the development of the accessory splenic cyst in pancreas is an extremely rare lesion. To date, 19 cases of epidermoid cysts from intrapancreatic accessory spleen have been reported, with 11 of them in the English literature [1–6]. Although all of the lesions were revealed to be cystic by radiologic tests preoperationally, the definitive diagnosis was arrived at by histologic examination and, for the most part, was unexpected… CONTINUE READING
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