Friday, 30 May 2014

Pancreatic Pseudocyst

PANCREATIC PSEUDOCYST

No epithelial lining hence pseudocyst
Most common site- Lesser sac
Most common part of pancreas involved- Body
Most common complication- Hemorrhage>Infection
Most common cause in children- Trauma
Most common cause in adults- Pancreatitis
Most common symptom in prodormal phase- Pain
IOC – CT scan
Acute pseudocysts are irregular,Chronic pseudocysts are circular
CEA levels- Low in pseudocysts,High in tumors

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