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Disease Pancreatic Cyst

Name Pancreatic Cyst
Synonyms Cyst, Pancreatic | Cysts, Pancreatic | Pancreatic Cysts
Definition A true cyst of the PANCREAS, distinguished from the much more common PANCREATIC PSEUDOCYST by possessing a lining of mucous EPITHELIUM. Pancreatic cysts are categorized as congenital, retention, neoplastic, parasitic, enterogenous, or dermoid. Congenital cysts occur more frequently as solitary cysts but may be multiple. Retention cysts are gross enlargements of PANCREATIC DUCTS secondary to ductal obstruction. (From Bockus Gastroenterology, 4th ed, p4145)
Categories Cancer | Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D010181

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2. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pancreatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pancreatic Cyst Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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