Lymphangioma of the pancreas: a multimodal approach to pre-operative diagnosis.

@article{Fonseca2013LymphangiomaOT,
  title={Lymphangioma of the pancreas: a multimodal approach to pre-operative diagnosis.},
  author={Ricardo R Fonseca and Martha Bishop Pitman},
  journal={Cytopathology : official journal of the British Society for Clinical Cytology},
  year={2013},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={172-6}
}
BACKGROUND Lymphangioma of the pancreas is an extremely rare benign tumour of lymphatic origin, with only four cases diagnosed by EUS-FNA reported to date. METHODS AND MATERIALS Five cases of either cytologically or histologically diagnosed pancreatic lymphangioma with pre-operative cytological analysis by EUS-FNAC were reviewed. RESULTS All patients were female, with a mean age of 56.4 years. By imaging, the cystic lesions ranged in size from 2 to 7 cm (mean 4.5 cm) and were mainly located… CONTINUE READING