Intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma of pancreas

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Intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma of pancreas

Synonyms: IPMN | Pancreatic intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma

Intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma of pancreas is a rare epithelial tumor of pancreas characterized by malignant mucin-producing cystic mass originating from the pancreatic ductal system associated with local invasion and metastatic spread composed of mucin-producing columnar epithelial cells covering the dilated pancreatic ducts with a papillary structure. The presenting symptoms are non-specific and include abdominal pain pancreatitis steatorrhea jaundice and diabetes. Many patients are asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis.

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