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International Journal of Pancreatology

, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp 269–273 | Cite as

Dermoid cyst of the head of the pancreas area

  • Calogero Iacono
  • Giuseppe Zamboni
  • Roberto Di Marcello
  • Marianna Zicari
  • Michela Maran
  • Ettore Montresor
  • Nicola Nicoli
  • Giovanni Serio
Case Report

Summary

We report a case of dermoid cyst of the head of the pancreas area in a 26-yr-old woman radically treated with pancreatoduodenectomy and alive with no recurrence at 6-yr follow-up. The diagnostic and surgical procedures are described, and the literature is reviewed.

Key Word

Pancreatic cyst dermoid cyst teratoma pancreatic cystic tumor germ cells tumor 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Calogero Iacono
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Zamboni
    • 1
  • Roberto Di Marcello
    • 3
  • Marianna Zicari
    • 2
  • Michela Maran
    • 1
  • Ettore Montresor
    • 3
  • Nicola Nicoli
    • 3
  • Giovanni Serio
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PathologyVerona UniversityVeronaItaly
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyVerona UniversityVeronaItaly
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryVerona UniversityVeronaItaly

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