Foregut cystic malformations in the pancreas. Are definitions clearly established?

  title={Foregut cystic malformations in the pancreas. Are definitions clearly established?},
  author={Mar{\'i}a del Carmen G{\'o}mez Mateo and Elena Mu{\~n}oz Forner and Luis Sabater Ort{\'i} and Antonio Ferr{\'a}ndez Izquierdo},
  journal={JOP : Journal of the pancreas},
  volume={12 4},
CONTEXT Foregut cystic malformations are common lesions in the mediastinum but are rarely found in subdiaphragmatic locations. Only a few cases have been described within the pancreas where they can easily be misdiagnosed as cystic neoplasms. CASE REPORT We herein present the case of a 37-year-old female with acute cholangitis in whom a diagnostic work-up revealed a 1 cm solid-cystic heterogeneous lesion located at the head of the pancreas. The patient underwent a pancreaticoduodenectomy… CONTINUE READING


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