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Case 4506

Pancreatic cystic lymphangioma

Author(s)
Pedro Belo OlIiveira, Henrique Rodrigues, João Filipe Costa, Pedro Belo Soares, Luisa Teixeira, Filipe Caseiro Alves
 
Patient
female, 45 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Abdominal CT

    Abdominal CT showing a cystic lesion in the pancreatic body

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Abdominal MR
     

    T2 – weighted sequence showing the hyperintense cystic component of the lesion and the fine septa

     

    T1 weighted image showing the hyperintense lesion

     
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Angiography

    Angiography showed that the lesion was avascular

     
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Histology

    Multilocular cystic spaces of various sizes ranging from microscopic to as large as 10cm, lined by endothelial cells.

     
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Histology

    The stroma contains smooth muscle and mature lymphocytes

     
     
     
Abdominal CT showing a cystic lesion in the pancreatic body
 
T2 – weighted sequence showing the hyperintense cystic component of the lesion and the fine septa
 
T1 weighted image showing the hyperintense lesion
 
Angiography showed that the lesion was avascular
 
Multilocular cystic spaces of various sizes ranging from microscopic to as large as 10cm, lined by endothelial cells.
 
The stroma contains smooth muscle and mature lymphocytes
 
 
 
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