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Digestive Disorders

Pancreas Cyst

06/23/2009

Question:

0.6 cm hypodensity in the body of pancreas that was detected by CT and states that it is likely a cyst. Is it precancerous or can it become cancerous? Should it be removed?

Answer:

You should see a GI doctor and have this investigated further. It usually requires additional tests to determine what the cyst might be.

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Response by:

Syed A Ahmad, MD Syed A Ahmad, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati