Case 41: Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm versus Pseudocyst

  • Christopher FungEmail author


41 year-old woman with a cystic pancreatic lesion found on imaging for acute pancreatitis.


IPMN Pseudocyst Acute pancreatitis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiology and Diagnostic ImagingUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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