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Pancreatic cysts are collections of fluid within the pancreas. Some are benign, malignant, or pseudocysts. There are two major types of pancreatic cysts, 1) pseudocysts (inflammatory) and 2) true cysts (non-inflammatory). Symptoms of pancreatic cysts include abdominal pain, jaundice, fever, chills, and sepsis. Treatment depends on the type of cyst, and patient health.

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Terms related to Pancreatic Cysts:

  • Cysts of the Pancreas
  • Cysts, Pancreatic Inflammatory
  • Cysts, True Pancreas
  • Inflammatory Cysts of the Pancreas
  • Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Nneoplasm, Pancreas
  • IPMN, Pancreas
  • Mucinous Cyst Adenomas, Pancreas
  • Non-Inflammatory Cysts of the Pancreas
  • Pancreas True Cysts
  • Pancreas, Inflammatory Cysts
  • Pancreas, Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Nneoplasm
  • Pancreas, IPMN
  • Pancreas, Mucinous Cyst Adenomas
  • Pancreas, Non-Inflammatory Cysts
  • Pancreas, Pseudocysts
  • Pancreas, Serous Cyst Adenomas
  • Pancreas, Solid Pseudopapillary Tumor
  • Pseudocysts of the Pancreas
  • Serous Cyst Adenomas, Pancreas
  • Solid Pseudopapillary Tumor of the Pancreas
  • True Cysts, Pancreas