Mucinous cystic neoplasm of the pancreas.

  title={Mucinous cystic neoplasm of the pancreas.},
  author={Ji Young Bang and Shyam Varadarajulu and Juan Pablo Arnoletti},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  volume={9 8},
A healthy 31-year-old female presented with a 1-year history of microcytic anemia, which was associated ith abdominal pain and a 10-pound weight loss. On physical xamination, there was a palpable tender mass in the left upper uadrant of the abdomen. Previous investigations with an sophagogastroduodenoscopy and capsule endoscopy were esentially normal. However, an ultrasound of the abdomen reealed a complex multiseptated cystic mass measuring 16.5 11.5 cm within the pancreatic tail, as well as… CONTINUE READING