Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm

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[edit] Discussion of Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm

  • Grandfather tumor: Most common in men, 7th decade
  • Clinical symptoms similar to chronic pancreatitis
  • Main duct type is more likely to be malignant when compared to the branch duct type.

[edit] Imaging Findings

  • Duct dilatation
    • Main duct or side branch
    • Diffuse or focal (cystic appearing)
  • Pancreatic glandular atrophy
  • Calcification
  • Bulging duodenal papilla (diagnostic of IPMN on ERCP)

[edit] Images

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[edit] References

  • AFIP Radiologic Pathology syllabus. Volume 1. Fifth edition.