Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the pancreas
Synonyms: Pancreatic mucinous cystadenocarcinoma
A rare epithelial tumor of the pancreas characterized histologically by columnar mucin-producing epithelium associated with ovarian-type subepithelial stroma which does not communicate with the pancreatic ductal system most frequently localized to the body or tail of the pancreas. Clinically small tumors (<3 cm) are usually asymptomatic while large tumors typically present obstructive jaundice a palpable abdominal mass and may associate portal hypertension hemobilia and diabetes mellitus.
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