Table 2

 Correlations between clinical, laboratory, radiological findings, and definitive diagnosis in the 20 patients submitted to surgery (arm A)

IPMA (n = 10; 50%)IPMB (n = 7; 35%)IPMCIS (n = 1; 5%)IPMC (n = 2; 10%)
IPMA, intraductal papillary mucinous adenoma; IPMB, intraductal papillary mucinous borderline; IPMC, intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma; IPMCIS, intraductal papillary mucinous in situ carcinoma.
*Any symptom except jaundice and diabetes.
†Presence of septa, nodules or thick walls of the neoplasia.
Patients with symptoms*6612
Asymptomatic patients (n = 5)4100
Jaundice0001
Diabetes2010
Increase in carbohydrate antigen 19.9 level0001
Suspicious radiological features†3012
Lesion size >3.5 cm1102