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Abstract

Pancreatic Mucinous Cystic Neoplasm in a Male Patient

Context Mucinous cystic neoplasm (MCN) of the pancreas usually affects female patients and is characterized by an ovarian-type stroma. From literature review, only 9 cases of MCNs have been reported in male patients. Case report We describe the 10th case of a MCN in a 65-year-old male patient who underwent a distal pancreatectomy with spleen resection and standard lymphadenectomy. Conclusions MCN may rarely regard male patients, probably for embryological abnormalities.


Author(s):

Raffaele Pezzilli, Claudio Ricci, Marielda D’Ambra, Giovanni Taffurelli, Francesco Minni, Riccardo Casadei, Donatella Santini, Lucia Calculli



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