Avoiding the diagnostic pitfalls of a pancreatic cystic lesion
Cystic pancreatic lesions present a diagnostic challenge. Accurate characterisation of an isolated cystic pancreatic lesion is therefore vital as this dictates the management strategy which may vary from radical resection to simple observation. This report describes how a detailed preoperative assessment led to the correct diagnosis of an isolated pancreatic lesion and appropriate safe and curative surgical management.
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