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Case 16 - Discussion

Surgical Pathology Case

 

Mucinous cystadenoma of pancreas

  • The tumor in this case contains no ovarian type stroma, which can occur in the male

  • Exclusively in women if ovarian type stroma is present (inhibin +)

  • Most common cystic pancreatic tumors, 45-50%

  • Behavior ranges from benign to malignant