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Lavage of a mucinous cystadenoma of the pancreas with povidone iodate
  1. E Gaia1,
  2. P Salacone1,
  3. A Cataldi2
  1. 1Gastroenterology Unit, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Orbassano (TO), Italy
  2. 2Radiology Unit, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Orbassano (TO), Italy
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr E Gaia
    Gastroenterology Unit, ASO San Luigi Gonzaga, Regione Gonzole 10-10043 Orbassano (TO), Italy; eziogaia{at}

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Mucinous cystadenomas of the pancreas may progress to malignancy. Surgery is the treatment of choice.1,2

An 88 year old man presented with postprandial vomiting and intractable gastric pain due to an 8 cm pancreatic cyst compressing and displacing the pyloric antrum (fig 1). His picture included (inter alia) ischaemic cardiopathy and he …

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