Table 1

 Summary of symptoms at the time of diagnosis of branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm in 20 patients submitted to surgery (arm A)

Presentationn (%)Mean (range) duration (months)
Any symptom(s)15 (75)
Abdominal pain12 (60)8 (1–14)
Diabetes3 (15)6 (2–9)
Weight loss3 (15)8 kg/3 months
Anorexia2 (10)1.2 (1–1.4)
Nausea/vomiting2 (10)2 (2)
Jaundice1 (5)2 weeks
Fever1 (5)1