Cystic pancreatic neoplasms: Report of a case and review

Geers, Jon; Vara, Thomas M.
November 1997
American Surgeon;Nov1997, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p958
Academic Journal
Describes the case of a patient with cystic neoplasms of the pancreas. Surgical treatment done to patient with cystic neoplasms of the pancreas; Its diagnosis and management; Conclusion.


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