To cease or 'de-cyst'? The evaluation and management of pancreatic cystic lesions.

@article{Enestvedt2013ToCO,
  title={To cease or 'de-cyst'? The evaluation and management of pancreatic cystic lesions.},
  author={Brintha K. Enestvedt and Nuzhat A. Ahmad},
  journal={Current gastroenterology reports},
  year={2013},
  volume={15 10},
  pages={348}
}
Due to the widespread use of cross-sectional imaging and advances in imaging technology, pancreatic cystic lesions are increasingly being detected. The diagnosis and management of such cysts remains challenging and continues to evolve. Different pancreatic cyst types have varying malignant potential. Thus, accurate cyst characterization is essential to appropriate management; the most clinically important distinction is differentiating mucinous lesions, which have malignant potential and may… CONTINUE READING