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Ruptured Mucinous Cystadenoma Pancreas: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Gautham Krishnamurthy, Senthil Ganesan, Jayapriya Ramas, Patta Radhakrishna

Keywords : Cystic neoplasm of pancreas, Distal pancreatectomy, Mucinous cystadenoma, Pancreas, Rupture

Citation Information : Krishnamurthy G, Ganesan S, Ramas J, Radhakrishna P. Ruptured Mucinous Cystadenoma Pancreas: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2021; 11 (1):45-48.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10018-1337

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 28-06-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Mucinous cystic neoplasm (MCN) of the pancreas is a rare neoplasm affecting the elderly women. They vary in their clinical presentation and biological behavior. Spontaneous rupture of MCN is very rare and only eight cases have been reported so far in the English literature. We report a case of a young woman presenting with abdominal pain following spontaneous contained rupture of MCN managed with surgical resection.

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