Pancreatic epidermoid cyst

Kausalya Kumari Sahu, Radha R. Pai, Hema Kini, Vasudeva Somayaji

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Epidermoid cyst of intrapancreatic spleen is described but epidermoid cyst occurring in the pancreas itself is not documented. We report a 36-year-old man who presented with abdominal pain radiating to the back. On ultrasonography, a multilocular cyst was seen in the head of the pancreas. Fine-needle aspiration cytology suggested a diagnosis of epidermoid cyst, which was confirmed on histology of the resected specimen.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-94
Number of pages2
JournalIndian Journal of Gastroenterology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-03-2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Gastroenterology


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