High prevalence of pancreatic cysts detected by screening magnetic resonance imaging examinations.

BACKGROUND & AIMS The prevalence of pancreatic cysts is not known, but asymptomatic pancreatic cysts are diagnosed with increasing frequency. We investigated the prevalence of pancreatic cysts in individuals who were screened by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as part of a preventive medical examination. METHODS Data from consecutive persons who… CONTINUE READING