Chapter 100. Mucinous Cystic Neoplasm

  1. Hans G. Beger MD, FACS(Hon) Founding Editor Emeritus Professor of Surgery5,
  2. Andrew L. Warshaw MD Surgeon-in-Chief Chairman6,7,
  3. Markus W. Büchler MD Chairman Head Professor of Surgery8,
  4. Richard A. Kozarek MD Director9,
  5. Markus M. Lerch MD, FRCP Professor Chair10,
  6. John P. Neoptolemos MA, MB, BChir, MD, FRCS, FMedSci Head Professor of Surgery11,12,13,
  7. Keiko Shiratori MD Chair Professor14,
  8. David C. Whitcomb MD, PhD Professor of Medicine Chief15 and
  9. Bettina M. Rau MD Coordinating Editor Associate Professor of Surgery16
  1. Suresh T. Chari MD Head Consultant Professor of Internal Medicine1,2,3 and
  2. Thomas C. Smyrk MD4

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300123.ch100

The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition

The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition

How to Cite

Chari, S. T. and Smyrk, T. C. (2008) Mucinous Cystic Neoplasm, in The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition (eds H. G. Beger, A. L. Warshaw, M. W. Büchler, R. A. Kozarek, M. M. Lerch, J. P. Neoptolemos, K. Shiratori, D. C. Whitcomb and B. M. Rau), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300123.ch100

Editor Information

  1. 5

    c/o Universitätsklinikum Ulm, University of Ulm, Germany

  2. 6

    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 7

    W. Gerald Austen Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  4. 8

    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

  5. 9

    Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

  6. 10

    Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany

  7. 11

    The Owen and Ellen Evans Chair of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

  8. 12

    Division of Surgery and Oncology, University of Liverpool, UK

  9. 13

    School of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

  10. 14

    Department of Gastroenterology, Tokyo Women's Medical University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

  11. 15

    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  12. 16

    Department of General, Thoracic, Vascular and Transplantation Surgery, University of Rostock, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pancreas Interest Group, Rochester, MN, USA

  2. 2

    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Rochester, MN, USA

  3. 3

    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146647

Online ISBN: 9781444300123

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Keywords:

  • mucinous cystic neoplasm (MCN);
  • intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN);
  • tumor location and number;
  • endoscopic retrograde pancreatography or magnetic resonance pancreatography;
  • endoscopic ultrasonography;
  • cyst fluid analysis;
  • MCN versus IPMN;
  • MCN versus pseudocyst;
  • prognosis for noninvasive MCN

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Classification of cystic lesions of the pancreas: current understanding and a historical perspective as it relates to MCN

  • Definition

  • Pathology

  • Clinical presentation

  • Diagnostic studies

  • Differential diagnosis

  • Treatment

  • Prognosis

  • References