• We treated four cases of papillary cystic epithelial neoplasm of the pancreas. This neoplasm typically presents in young female patients as a slowly growing mass that may attain large size. It is of low malignant potential, and surgical resection will be curative in almost all cases. One patient presented with a liver metastasis from the pancreatic tumor; both lesions were successfully resected. Papillary cystic epithelial neoplasm should be considered in the differential diagnosis of any cystic pancreatic neoplasm.
(Arch Surg 1986;121:1073-1076)
Rustin RB, Broughan TA, Hermann RE, Grundfest-Broniatowski SF, Petras RE, Hart WR. Papillary Cystic Epithelial Neoplasms of the PancreasA Clinical Study of Four Cases. Arch Surg. 1986;121(9):1073-1076. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1986.01400090105018