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Intraductal pancreatic carcinoma associated with pancreas divisum.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista española de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Española de Patología Digestiva
Publication Date
Volume
95
Issue
5
Identifiers
PMID: 12828523
Source
Medline
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Abstract

1. Pancreatic duct obstruction and pancreas divisum as congenital anomaly may be consider potential etiologies for pancreatic cancer. 2. Widespread use of magnetic resonance xholangiopancreatography and endoscopic retrograde xholangiopancreatography examinations together with brush cytology smears will allow more accurate approach to tumor diagnosis and management. 3. The use of pancreatoscopy in patients suffering from chronic pancreatitis may reveal helpful to discover intraductal neoplasms otherwise misdiagnosed.

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