Microcystic adenoma (serous cystadenoma) of the pancreas. A study of 14 cases with immunohistochemical and electron-microscopic correlation.

@article{Alpert1988MicrocysticA,
  title={Microcystic adenoma (serous cystadenoma) of the pancreas. A study of 14 cases with immunohistochemical and electron-microscopic correlation.},
  author={Lesley C. Alpert and Luan Truong and Mattie I. Bossart and H. J. Spjut},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1988},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={251-63}
}
Microcystic adenoma (serous cystadenoma) of the pancreas (MA) is an unusual benign tumor of uncertain histogenesis. We have studied 14 cases of MA from 11 women and three men. The average age at diagnosis was 64 years. Six tumors were discovered incidentally. Tumors varied from 2.5 to 12 cm in greatest dimension and all were multicystic; eight tumors were located in the pancreatic head, two in the body, and three in the tail. Each tumor was composed of variably sized cysts lined by simple… CONTINUE READING

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