Abdominal Imaging

, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 232–234 | Cite as

Radiographic features in lymphoepithelial cyst of the pancreas

  • S. Ueno
  • T. Muranaka
  • S. Maekawa
  • Y. Masuda
  • T. Ro
  • M. Saku
  • Y. Oshiumi
Article

Abstract

Two cases of pancreatic lymphoepithelial cyst are presented. Abdominal ultrasonography and endoscopic ultrasonography demonstrated cysts containing keratinized material, indicative of this diagnosis.

Key words

Lymphoepithelial cyst, pancreas CT MRI US 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Ueno
    • 1
  • T. Muranaka
    • 1
  • S. Maekawa
    • 2
  • Y. Masuda
    • 3
  • T. Ro
    • 1
  • M. Saku
    • 2
  • Y. Oshiumi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyNational Fukuoka Central HospitalFukuokaJapan
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNational Fukuoka Central HospitalFukuokaJapan
  3. 3.Department of PathologyNational Fukuoka Central HospitalFukuokaJapan

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