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The present case report describes intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the biliary tract (IPMN-BT), a rare neoplasm of the biliary tract that is described as the biliary counterpart of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas (IPMN-P). The importance of appropriate diagnosis and awareness of the clinical manifestations is highlighted. IPMN-BT has a more favorable prognosis and is easier to resect than other forms of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas; therefore, early and accurate diagnosis is required for planning of the best treatment strategies for this neoplasm.
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Name: South Dakota medicine : the journal of the South Dakota State Medical Association
Intraductal papillary-mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) are potentially malignant intraductal epithelial neoplasms that sometimes penetrate into other organs. To the best of our knowledge, no report has yet ...
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The objective of our study was to test for the possibility that published malignancy risks for side-branch intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) are overestimates, likely due to verificatio...
1. To assess the effect of RG1068 at a dose of 0.2 mcg/kg intravenously (IV) on the diameter of the pancreatic duct when used during Magnetic Resonance Pancreatography 2. To demons...
Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMN) have a potential to develop into a malignant disease with varying severity. Decision making on when and how to make a therapeutic interventi...
To demonstrate the added value of intraoperative pancreatoscopy in patients undergoing partial pancreatic resection for the treatment of Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm (IPMN) as i...
The purpose of the study is to prove the hypothesis that pancreas PET-CT can differentiate duct involved IPMN with malignancy from duct involved non-malignant IPMN.
Intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct (IPNB) is a distinct type of biliary tumor characterised with delicate fibrovascular stalks (papillary of villous) covered at biliary epithe...
Tumors or cancer in the BILIARY TRACT including the BILE DUCTS and the GALLBLADDER.
Abnormal passage in any organ of the biliary tract or between biliary organs and other organs.
A cystic tumor of the ovary, containing thin, clear, yellow serous fluid and varying amounts of solid tissue, with a malignant potential several times greater than that of mucinous cystadenoma (CYSTADENOMA, MUCINOUS). It can be unilocular, parvilocular, or multilocular. It is often bilateral and papillary. The cysts may vary greatly in size. (Dorland, 27th ed; from Hughes, Obstetric-Gynecologic Terminology, 1972)
Diseases in any part of the BILIARY TRACT including the BILE DUCTS and the GALLBLADDER.
Chronic inflammatory disease of the BILIARY TRACT. It is characterized by fibrosis and hardening of the intrahepatic and extrahepatic biliary ductal systems leading to bile duct strictures, CHOLESTASIS, and eventual BILIARY CIRRHOSIS.