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Pancreatic Pseudocyst
Margarita V. Revzin, MD, MS
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Definitions

              • Collection of pancreatic fluid and inflammatory exudate encapsulated by nonepithelial fibrous tissue developing > 4 weeks after acute pancreatic fluid collection (APFC)

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Ultrasonographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • MR Findings

                    • Fluoroscopic Findings

                      • Imaging Recommendations

                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                          PATHOLOGY

                          • General Features

                            • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                              • Microscopic Features

                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                • Presentation

                                  • Demographics

                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                      • Treatment

                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                        • Consider

                                          • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                            Selected References

                                            1. Dietrich CF et al: Modern ultrasound imaging of pancreatic tumors. Ultrasonography. 39(2):105-13, 2020
                                            2. Tirkes T et al: Reporting standards for chronic pancreatitis by using CT, MRI, and MR cholangiopancreatography: the consortium for the study of chronic pancreatitis, diabetes, and pancreatic cancer. Radiology. 290(1):207-15, 2019
                                            3. Whitcomb DC et al: International consensus statements on early chronic pancreatitis. Recommendations from the working group for the international consensus guidelines for chronic pancreatitis in collaboration with The International Association of Pancreatology, American Pancreatic Association, Japan Pancreas Society, PancreasFest Working Group and European Pancreatic Club. Pancreatology. 18(5):516-27, 2018
                                            4. Banks PA et al: Classification of acute pancreatitis--2012: revision of the Atlanta classification and definitions by international consensus. Gut. 62(1):102-11, 2013
                                            5. Kucera JN et al: Cystic lesions of the pancreas: radiologic-endosonographic correlation. Radiographics. 32(7):E283-301, 2012
                                            6. Thoeni RF: The revised Atlanta classification of acute pancreatitis: its importance for the radiologist and its effect on treatment. Radiology. 262(3):751-64, 2012
                                            7. Ip IK et al: Focal cystic pancreatic lesions: assessing variation in radiologists' management recommendations. Radiology. 259(1):136-41, 2011
                                            8. Khan A et al: Cystic lesions of the pancreas. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 196(6):W668-77, 2011
                                            9. Macari M et al: Differentiating pancreatic cystic neoplasms from pancreatic pseudocysts at MR imaging: value of perceived internal debris. Radiology. 251(1):77-84, 2009
                                            10. Kim YH et al: Imaging diagnosis of cystic pancreatic lesions: pseudocyst versus nonpseudocyst. Radiographics. 25(3):671-85, 2005
                                            11. Sand J et al: The differentiation between pancreatic neoplastic cysts and pancreatic pseudocyst. Scand J Surg. 94(2):161-4, 2005
                                            12. Shankar S et al: Imaging and percutaneous management of acute complicated pancreatitis. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 27(6):567-80, 2004
                                            13. Morgan DE et al: Pancreatic fluid collections prior to intervention: evaluation with MR imaging compared with CT and US. Radiology. 203(3):773-8, 1997
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                                            KEY FACTS

                                            • Terminology

                                              • Imaging

                                                • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                  • Clinical Issues

                                                    • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                      TERMINOLOGY

                                                      • Definitions

                                                        • Collection of pancreatic fluid and inflammatory exudate encapsulated by nonepithelial fibrous tissue developing > 4 weeks after acute pancreatic fluid collection (APFC)

                                                      IMAGING

                                                      • General Features

                                                        • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                          • CT Findings

                                                            • MR Findings

                                                              • Fluoroscopic Findings

                                                                • Imaging Recommendations

                                                                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                    PATHOLOGY

                                                                    • General Features

                                                                      • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                        • Microscopic Features

                                                                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                          • Presentation

                                                                            • Demographics

                                                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                                • Treatment

                                                                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                  • Consider

                                                                                    • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                      Selected References

                                                                                      1. Dietrich CF et al: Modern ultrasound imaging of pancreatic tumors. Ultrasonography. 39(2):105-13, 2020
                                                                                      2. Tirkes T et al: Reporting standards for chronic pancreatitis by using CT, MRI, and MR cholangiopancreatography: the consortium for the study of chronic pancreatitis, diabetes, and pancreatic cancer. Radiology. 290(1):207-15, 2019
                                                                                      3. Whitcomb DC et al: International consensus statements on early chronic pancreatitis. Recommendations from the working group for the international consensus guidelines for chronic pancreatitis in collaboration with The International Association of Pancreatology, American Pancreatic Association, Japan Pancreas Society, PancreasFest Working Group and European Pancreatic Club. Pancreatology. 18(5):516-27, 2018
                                                                                      4. Banks PA et al: Classification of acute pancreatitis--2012: revision of the Atlanta classification and definitions by international consensus. Gut. 62(1):102-11, 2013
                                                                                      5. Kucera JN et al: Cystic lesions of the pancreas: radiologic-endosonographic correlation. Radiographics. 32(7):E283-301, 2012
                                                                                      6. Thoeni RF: The revised Atlanta classification of acute pancreatitis: its importance for the radiologist and its effect on treatment. Radiology. 262(3):751-64, 2012
                                                                                      7. Ip IK et al: Focal cystic pancreatic lesions: assessing variation in radiologists' management recommendations. Radiology. 259(1):136-41, 2011
                                                                                      8. Khan A et al: Cystic lesions of the pancreas. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 196(6):W668-77, 2011
                                                                                      9. Macari M et al: Differentiating pancreatic cystic neoplasms from pancreatic pseudocysts at MR imaging: value of perceived internal debris. Radiology. 251(1):77-84, 2009
                                                                                      10. Kim YH et al: Imaging diagnosis of cystic pancreatic lesions: pseudocyst versus nonpseudocyst. Radiographics. 25(3):671-85, 2005
                                                                                      11. Sand J et al: The differentiation between pancreatic neoplastic cysts and pancreatic pseudocyst. Scand J Surg. 94(2):161-4, 2005
                                                                                      12. Shankar S et al: Imaging and percutaneous management of acute complicated pancreatitis. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 27(6):567-80, 2004
                                                                                      13. Morgan DE et al: Pancreatic fluid collections prior to intervention: evaluation with MR imaging compared with CT and US. Radiology. 203(3):773-8, 1997