papillary cystadenoma


Summary: A benign neoplasm of the ovary.

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  1. Melotti G, Cavallini A, Butturini G, Piccoli M, Delvecchio A, Salvi C, et al. Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy in children: case report and review of the literature. Ann Surg Oncol. 2007;14:1065-9 pubmed
    ..The functional and aesthetic results were satisfactory. The technique used for our case is simple and reproducible, was completed safely within a reasonable operative time, and yielded a good result. ..
  2. Nepka C, Kipouros A, Amplianitis I, Kangas A, Papalakis A, Kafanas A. Cytologic features of papillary cystadenoma of the epididymis associated with hydrocele. Acta Cytol. 2004;48:467-9 pubmed
  3. Aydin H, Young R, Ronnett B, Epstein J. Clear cell papillary cystadenoma of the epididymis and mesosalpinx: immunohistochemical differentiation from metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2005;29:520-3 pubmed
    Clear cell papillary cystadenoma is a rare epithelial tumor of the epididymis, which may present as an isolated lesion or as a component of von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHLD)...
  4. Halbritter S, Altermatt H, Caversaccio M, Bornstein M. Apocrine papillary cystadenoma of a minor salivary gland on the lower lip: case presentation. Quintessence Int. 2009;40:167-9 pubmed
    ..This article describes the case of a papillary cystadenoma in the lower lip of a 46-year-old man...
  5. Bahri I, Njim L, Khabir A, Mahmoudi H, Ghorbel A, Zakhama A, et al. [Solid cystic papillary tumor of the pancreas]. Ann Chir. 2001;126:899-902 pubmed
    ..Immunohistochemical staining was positive only for vimentin in one case and positive for cytokeratin, chromogranin, synaptophysin, neuron specific enolase, vimentin and protein S100 in the second case. ..
  6. Saw H, Ho M, Chen J. Solid cystic pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas: report of one case. Acta Paediatr Taiwan. 2003;44:368-71 pubmed
    ..Prognosis of this tumor was good under complete resection. The patient remained well with no signs of recurrence or malignant changes at 1 year after operation. Due to the possibility of recurrence, close follow up is recommended. ..
  7. Ashton J, Sutherland F, Nixon J, Nayak V. A case of solid-pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas: preoperative cyst fluid analysis and treatment by enucleation. Hepatogastroenterology. 2003;50:2239-41 pubmed
    ..Cyst fluid cytology was diagnostic. The tumor was successfully treated by complete enucleation. ..
  8. Rampy B, Waxman I, Xiao S, Logrono R. Serous cystadenoma of the pancreas with papillary features: a diagnostic pitfall on fine-needle aspiration biopsy. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2001;125:1591-4 pubmed
    ..Serous cystadenoma must be included in the differential diagnosis of pancreatic neoplasms with papillary morphologic structure as evaluated by fine-needle aspiration cytologic examination. ..
  9. Alexiev B, Jennings L, Samant S, Rao S. Oncocytic papillary cystadenoma with prominent mucinous differentiation of parotid gland: A case report. Pathol Res Pract. 2017;213:1310-1314 pubmed publisher
    We describe the case of an oncocytic papillary cystadenoma with mucinous differentiation of the parotid gland in a 64-year-old male...

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  1. Wada K, Takada T, Yasuda H, Amano H, Yoshida M, Sugimoto M, et al. Does "clonal progression" relate to the development of intraductal papillary mucinous tumors of the pancreas?. J Gastrointest Surg. 2004;8:289-96 pubmed
    ..Such distributions of the identical genetic statuses in the precursor lesions are consistent with the presence of clonal progression during the development of this tumor. ..
  2. Sieben N, Macropoulos P, Roemen G, Kolkman Uljee S, Jan Fleuren G, Houmadi R, et al. In ovarian neoplasms, BRAF, but not KRAS, mutations are restricted to low-grade serous tumours. J Pathol. 2004;202:336-40 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, no BRAF mutations were detected in the other 173 ovarian tumours in this study. ..
  3. Ahmad Z, Yaqoob N, Yaqboob N, Muzaffar S, Ahmad N. Solid and cystic epithelial neoplasm of pancreas with metastasis: report of a highly unusual case. J Pak Med Assoc. 2005;55:37-9 pubmed
    ..These tumors can recur even many years after resection, so long-term follow up is essential. Very few cases metastasize. We present a case of a middle aged woman with metastases to liver and omentum. ..
  4. Hsu P, Liu C, Huang C. Mixed tubulopapillary hidradenoma and syringocystadenoma papilliferum occurring as a verrucous tumor. J Cutan Pathol. 2003;30:206-10 pubmed
    ..Although PCR and DNA probe hybridization for human papilloma virus (HPV) types 2, 6/11, 16 and 18 failed to reveal positive results, the location and clinicopathologic correlation convinced us that superimposed HPV could not be excluded...
  5. Cervantes Monteil F, Florez Zorrilla C, Alvarez Martínez I. [Solid-cystic pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas: acute post-traumatic presentation. Case report and review of the literature]. Rev Gastroenterol Mex. 2002;67:93-6 pubmed
    ..Outcome after surgical resection is excellent with 90% survival in the long term. Tumoral recurrence has been described in approximately 10% of patients. ..
  6. Sadlecki P, Walentowicz P, Bodnar M, Marszalek A, Grabiec M, Walentowicz Sadlecka M. Determination of BRAF V600E (VE1) protein expression and BRAF gene mutation status in codon 600 in borderline and low-grade ovarian cancers. Tumour Biol. 2017;39:1010428317706230 pubmed publisher
    ..of BRAF V600E (VE1) protein was found in three specimens: serous superficial papilloma, serous papillary cystadenoma of borderline malignancy, and partially proliferative serous cystadenoma...
  7. Suzuki T, Ikeda H, Hamasaki Y, Hatamochi A, Yamazaki S. Syringocystadenoma papilliferum associated with apocrine poroma. J Dermatol. 2006;33:249-51 pubmed
    ..Based on these findings, a diagnosis of SCAP associated with apocrine poroma was made. To the best of our knowledge, there have been no previous reports of such a case in the published work...
  8. Klein J, Zhuang Z, Lubensky I, Colby T, Martinez F, Leslie K. Multifocal microcysts and papillary cystadenoma of the lung in von Hippel-Lindau disease. Am J Surg Pathol. 2007;31:1292-6 pubmed
    ..Molecular genetic studies confirmed the presence of a VHL gene mutation in the cells of this lesion. We discuss the salient features of this novel lesion, and hypothesize on its origin and nature. ..
  9. Grzonka D, Kowalski T, Czarnecki M, Balicz J. [Ovarian cancer during pregnancy--two case reports]. Wiad Lek. 2002;55:626-9 pubmed
    ..Despite our treatment the development of cancer was observed. The patient died after 8 months since operation. Early diagnosis and lower stage of cancer give better prognosis, however, clinical management is still discussed. ..
  10. Danzi M, Grimaldi L, Reggio S, Giordano M, Caterino M, Danzi R. [Solid pseudo papillary tumor of the pancreas: case report and literature review]. G Chir. 2008;29:271-5 pubmed
    ..The Authors report the case of a 24 years-old woman with an abdominal mass localized in retro-peritoneum, removed with body-tail of the pancreas and spleen, diagnosed as pancreatic SPT after histological examination. ..
  11. Lange S, Alzen G, Leder H, Reither M, Weiss Perrakis M, Kellner M. [Solid-pseudopapillary tumors in childhood]. Rofo. 2002;174:286-90 pubmed
    ..After that the patients have a very good prognosis. Thus, so it is important to distinguish solid-pseudopapillary tumors from other tumors of the pancreas. ..
  12. Choi B, Kim T, Kim A, Kim K, Park S, Kim P, et al. Differential diagnosis of benign and malignant intraductal papillary mucinous tumors of the pancreas: MR cholangiopancreatography and MR angiography. Korean J Radiol. 2003;4:157-62 pubmed
    ..05), and the presence of mural nodules was more frequent (p < 0.001). Combined MRCP and MRA might be useful for the differential diagnosis of malignant and benign IPMTs of the pancreas. ..
  13. Uppuluri S, Bhatt S, Tang P, Dogra V. Clear cell papillary cystadenoma with sonographic and histopathologic correlation. J Ultrasound Med. 2006;25:1451-3 pubmed
  14. Angelova M, Lazarov N, Gulubova M, Vasilev I. [A case of a papillary cystadenoma of boundary malignancy in a 29-year old female patient with high surgical risk]. Akush Ginekol (Sofiia). 2005;44:41-2 pubmed
    ..A case of papilloferous serous cystadenoma of boundary malignancy in a 29-year old female patient, with VCS syndrome--status post phlebothrombosis ileofemoralis dextra. Thrombosis vena cava superior is presented. ..
  15. Stoopler E, Carrasco L, Stanton D, Pringle G, Sollecito T. Cheilitis glandularis: an unusual histopathologic presentation. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2003;95:312-7 pubmed
    ..This report is of an unusual case of CG simplex for which the initial histopathologic diagnosis was papillary cystadenoma, a neoplastic process...
  16. Nagai Y, Kishimoto T, Nikaido T, Nishihara K, Matsumoto T, Suzuki C, et al. Squamous predominance in mixed-epithelial papillary cystadenomas of borderline malignancy of mullerian type arising in endometriotic cysts: a study of four cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2003;27:242-7 pubmed
    Mixed-epithelial papillary cystadenoma of borderline malignancy of mullerian type (MEBMM) is composed of a mixture of mullerian epithelial types, such as mucinous, serous, endometrioid, and squamous...
  17. Hastier P, Saint Paul M, Bernard J, Bounin P, Souci J, Rampal P. [An incidental pancreatic tumor]. Gastroenterol Clin Biol. 2002;26:712-5 pubmed
  18. Goh B, Tan Y, Cheow P, Chung Y, Chow P, Wong W, et al. Cystic neoplasms of the pancreas with mucin-production. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2005;31:282-7 pubmed
    ..001) and the presence of ovarian-type stroma (0 vs 44%, p=0.003). IPMT and MCT are distinct clinico-pathological entities. This distinction is important as management and outcome of these entities may differ. ..
  19. Zhang K, Jia H, Shu H, Li X. [Solid cystic papillary tumor of pancreas in children---a report of eight cases with literature review]. Ai Zheng. 2006;25:220-3 pubmed
    ..5% for vinmentin, and 62.5% for neuron-specific enolase. SCPT of the pancreas occurs predominantly in young girls, and its pathogenesis is still unknown. Surgical resection is usually curative, and the prognosis is good. ..
  20. Furukawa M, Sasaki M, Ito M. [Natural history of the malignant pancreatic tumor]. Nihon Rinsho. 2006;64 Suppl 1:312-5 pubmed
  21. Schmitt A, Cohen C, Siddiqui M. Expression of SOX10 in Salivary Gland Oncocytic Neoplasms: A Review and a Comparative Analysis with Other Immunohistochemical Markers. Acta Cytol. 2015;59:384-90 pubmed publisher
    ..e. 26 AciCC, 7 WT, 36 MEC, 3 ONC, 2 mammary analog secretory carcinomas (MASC) and 1 papillary cystadenoma were stained for SOX10 and DOG1...
  22. Yaqoob N, Ahsan A, Ahmad Z, Khan A. Clear cell papillary cystadenoma of epididymis, a mimic of metastatic renal cell carcinoma. J Pak Med Assoc. 2008;58:209-11 pubmed
    ..The tumor cells were clear and positive for cytoplasmic glycogen. Immunohistochemistry was also supportive. Diagnosis of clear cell papillary cystedenoma was made based on histopathological and immunohistochemical features. ..
  23. Monappa V, Rao A, Krishnanand G, Mathew M, Garg S. Adenomatoid tumor of tunica albuginea mimicking seminoma on fine needle aspiration cytology: a case report. Acta Cytol. 2009;53:349-52 pubmed
    ..It is thus important to consider this tumor in the differential diagnosis of scrotal swellings. ..
  24. Kakar S, Kamath P, Burgart L. Sinusoidal dilatation and congestion in liver biopsy: is it always due to venous outflow impairment?. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2004;128:901-4 pubmed
    ..Sinusoidal dilatation and congestion can also occur in the setting of systemic inflammatory diseases, granulomatous disorders, and neoplasms, as well as in wedge biopsies obtained during abdominal surgery. ..
  25. Frago R, Fabregat J, Jorba R, Garcia Borobia F, Altet J, Serrano M, et al. Solid pseudopapillary tumors of the pancreas: diagnosis and curative treatment. Rev Esp Enferm Dig. 2006;98:809-16 pubmed
    ..Given its low malignant potential, and the presence of specific radiographic patterns, its diagnosis should be accurate, as radical surgical treatment is effective. ..
  26. Fernandez Del Castillo C, Warshaw A. Cystic neoplasms of the pancreas. Pancreatology. 2001;1:641-7 pubmed
    ..This can be readily obtained by endoscopic ultrasound, and analysis of enzymes, viscosity, cytology and a variety of tumor markers allows for a better differential diagnosis. ..
  27. Lee C, Jang K, Cho Y. Tubular apocrine adenoma with syringocystadenoma papilliferum arising from the external auditory canal. J Laryngol Otol. 2005;119:1004-6 pubmed
    ..Comprehensive review of the literature reveals that TAA in the external auditory canal (EAC) has not yet been reported. We report a case of TAA in the EAC, together with characteristic histopathological findings...
  28. Burkholz K, Wood B, Zuppan C. Best cases from the AFIP: Borderline papillary serous tumor of the right ovary. Radiographics. 2005;25:1689-92 pubmed
  29. Ksantini R, Jouini M, Chebbi F, Ftiriche F, Bedioui H, Bouraoui S, et al. [Solid cystic papillary tumor of the pancreas]. Tunis Med. 2004;82:878-83 pubmed
    ..This observation have been a pre operative morphologic and ultrastructural study (CT, Ctscan, EE, IRM and immunohistochemistry study) who permetted to elaborate diagnosis...
  30. Das G, Bhuyan C, Das B, Sharma J, Saikia B, Purkystha J. Spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy following neoadjuvant chemotherapy for papillary solid and cystic neoplasm of pancreas. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2004;23:188-9 pubmed
    ..The tumor regressed with six cycles of gemcitabine and cisplantin-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy; spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy was then done. She is disease-free at 13 months' follow-up...
  31. Suzuki Y, Atomi Y, Sugiyama M, Isaji S, Inui K, Kimura W, et al. Cystic neoplasm of the pancreas: a Japanese multiinstitutional study of intraductal papillary mucinous tumor and mucinous cystic tumor. Pancreas. 2004;28:241-6 pubmed
    ..5% in invasive carcinoma cases. In conclusion, IPMT and MCT show distinct clinicopathologic and prognostic differences. The results from this study may contribute to the diagnosis and treatment of IPMT and MCT...
  32. Matei D, Kelich S, Cao L, Menning N, Emerson R, Rao J, et al. PDGF BB induces VEGF secretion in ovarian cancer. Cancer Biol Ther. 2007;6:1951-9 pubmed
    ..The effects of imatinib on VEGF secretion in tumor cells may affect the tumor microenvironment in a manner detrimental to tumor progression...
  33. Gallego L, Junquera L, Fresno M, de Vicente J. Papillary cystadenoma and cystadenocarcinoma of salivary glands: two unusual entities. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2008;13:E460-3 pubmed
    ..Step sections of a borderline tumour may yield unequivocal evidence of invasion. The authors discuss the problematic diagnosis between these rare neoplasms and with other tumours and compare histological findings of these two entities...
  34. Zhou H, Cheng W, Lam K, Chan G, Khong P, Tam P. Solid-cystic papillary tumor of the pancreas in children. Pediatr Surg Int. 2001;17:614-20 pubmed
    ..SCPT may thus be the most common pancreatic tumor in the Asian pediatric population. The pathological origin of the tumor remains unclear and requires further investigations...
  35. Rebhandl W, Felberbauer F, Puig S, Paya K, Hochschorner S, Barlan M, et al. Solid-pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas (Frantz tumor) in children: report of four cases and review of the literature. J Surg Oncol. 2001;76:289-96 pubmed
    ..Solid-pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas (SPT) is an exceptionally rare neoplasm in children. Its origin remains enigmatic. It is of low malignant potential and occurs most frequently in young females...
  36. Odrzywolski K, Mukhopadhyay S. Papillary cystadenoma of the epididymis. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2010;134:630-3 pubmed publisher
    b>Papillary cystadenoma is a rare benign neoplasm of the epididymis, occurring mainly in young adult males. More than one-third of the cases reported in the literature have occurred in patients with von Hippel-Lindau disease...
  37. Wu Y, Du L, Li F. Contrast-enhanced ultrasonographic features of a solid-cystic papillary tumor of the pancreas. J Ultrasound Med. 2007;26:853-6 pubmed
  38. Phillips J, Katz A, Zopolsky P. Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm in an ectopic pancreas located in the gastric wall. Gastrointest Endosc. 2006;64:814-5; discussion 815 pubmed
  39. Seijo Ríos S, Larino Noia J, Iglesias Garcia J, Lozano Leon A, Dominguez Muñoz J. [Intraductal papillary mucinous tumor: diagnostic and therapeutic approach]. Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008;31:92-7 pubmed
    ..Over the last few years, major advances have been made in the diagnostic and therapeutic management of this tumor...
  40. Ozturk Y, Soylu O, Gurcu B, Ortac R, Cakmakci H, Coker A. Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas as a cause of recurrent pancreatitis. Acta Gastroenterol Belg. 2008;71:390-2 pubmed
    ..The diagnosis was pancreatic solid cystic papillary epithelial neoplasm. Although acute pancreatitis due to SPT was exceptionally reported, this is the first description of SPT leading to recurrent pancreatitis especially in children...
  41. Liu X, Wang Y, Zhan L, Qiao J, Zhang J, Xu S. [The report and pathologic analysis of 2 cases of Von Hippel-Lindau disease in twins of brother]. Zhonghua Bing Li Xue Za Zhi. 2005;34:760-1 pubmed
  42. Makino I, Yoshimitsu Y, Sakuma H, Nakai M, Ueda H. A large cystic tumor with bile duct communication originating around the hepatic hilum. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2010;19:77-80 pubmed
    ..Ovarian-like stroma was not observed. This lesion was diagnosed as a cystic variant of intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct. The patient is alive with no recurrence for 18 months since the surgery...
  43. Kuhn M, MacLennan G. Benign neoplasms of the epididymis. J Urol. 2005;174:723 pubmed
  44. Wang J, Lin L, Parkash V, Schwartz P, Lauchlan S, Zheng W. Quantitative analysis of follicle-stimulating hormone receptor in ovarian epithelial tumors: a novel approach to explain the field effect of ovarian cancer development in secondary mullerian systems. Int J Cancer. 2003;103:328-34 pubmed
    ..However, the exact role of FSH and/or FSHR in the development of epithelial tumors arising in both the ovary and peritoneum needs further investigation...
  45. Arai Y, Kusakabe H, Kiyokane K. A case of syringocystadenocarcinoma papilliferum in situ occurring partially in syringocystadenoma papilliferum. J Dermatol. 2003;30:146-50 pubmed
  46. Tagliabue F, Confalonieri G, Romelli A, Faccioli P, Costa M. Papillary cystic and solid tumour of the pancreas: description of a clinical case in a young woman. Chir Ital. 2004;56:147-50 pubmed
    ..The authors discuss the pathogenesis and the clinical, histological, radiological and surgical features of this tumour...
  47. McClure R, Keeney G, Sebo T, Cheville J. Serous borderline tumor of the paratestis: a report of seven cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2001;25:373-8 pubmed
    ..To date, no serous borderline tumor of the paratestis reported in the literature or in our series has recurred or metastasized after resection...
  48. Zanotelli D, Bruder E, Wight E, Troeger C. Bilateral papillary cystadenoma of the mesosalpinx: a rare manifestation of Von Hippel-Lindau disease. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2010;282:343-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Patient surveillance is important, because in the course of VHL-associated tumors malignant lesions may arise that are relevant for the prognosis...
  49. Dietrich C, Jenssen C, Allescher H, Hocke M, Barreiros A, Ignee A. [Differential diagnosis of pancreatic lesions using endoscopic ultrasound]. Z Gastroenterol. 2008;46:601-17 pubmed publisher
    ..An improved differential diagnosis is, therefore, mandatory and will be discussed in this review...
  50. Li A, Elmore R, Pavelka J, Karlan B. Hyperandrogenism, mediated by obesity and receptor polymorphisms, promotes aggressive epithelial ovarian cancer biology. Gynecol Oncol. 2007;107:420-3 pubmed
    ..We have hypothesized that the combination of these factors further manifests an aggressive ovarian cancer phenotype...
  51. Fukunaga M. Pseudopapillary solid cystic tumor arising from an extrapancreatic site. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2001;125:1368-71 pubmed
    ..The patient was well without recurrence 3 months after diagnosis. It is important to include pseudopapillary solid cystic tumor in the differential diagnosis of omental tumors...
  52. Frattaroli F, Proposito D, Conte A, Spoletini D, Nunziale A, Pappalardo G. Assessment of guidelines to improve diagnosis and treatment of solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas. A case report and literature review. Ann Ital Chir. 2009;80:29-34 pubmed
    ..Reviewing the literature, the purpose of this article was to identify guidelines to improve diagnosis and treatment of SPT...
  53. Jayaram N, Ramaprasad A, Chethan M, Sujay R. Tumours and tumour-like conditions of the para-testicular region--a study of morphological features. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 1998;41:287-95 pubmed
    ..Of these, 16 (73%) were benign with only one true neoplasm (papillary cystadenoma)...
  54. Lai H, Su C, Li A, Wu L, Shyr Y, Chen T, et al. Malignant solid and pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas--clinicohistological, immunohistochemical, and flow cytometric evaluation. Hepatogastroenterology. 2006;53:291-5 pubmed
    ..Prognosis is good after surgical resection but its malignant potential is usually defined after metastasis. We compared benign and malignant cases with clinicopathological, immunohistochemical and DNA flow cytometric studies...
  55. Mariappan M, Fadare O, Jain D, Chacho M. Diagnostic intraoperative imprint cytology of a solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas. Diagn Cytopathol. 2005;32:351-2 pubmed
  56. Varty P, Yamamoto H, Farges O, Belghiti J, Sauvanet A. Early retropancreatic dissection during pancreaticoduodenectomy. Am J Surg. 2005;189:488-91 pubmed
  57. Longacre T, Kempson R, Hendrickson M. Serous tumours of low malignant potential (serous borderline tumours): moving toward détente. Histopathology. 2005;47:315-8 pubmed
  58. Abraham S, Klimstra D, Wilentz R, Yeo C, Conlon K, Brennan M, et al. Solid-pseudopapillary tumors of the pancreas are genetically distinct from pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas and almost always harbor beta-catenin mutations. Am J Pathol. 2002;160:1361-9 pubmed
    ..Overexpression of p53 was limited to only 3 of 19 (15.8%) SPTs. These results emphasize the two distinct, divergent genetic pathways of neoplastic progression in pancreatic ductal and nonductal neoplasms...
  59. Hernández Puente A, Artigas V, Moral A, Magarzo J, Targarona E, Trias M. [Solid-pseudopapillary tumor of pancreas]. Cir Esp. 2005;77:233-5 pubmed
    ..It generally occurs in young women and the prognosis is usually good after complete surgical removal. Two cases of solid pseudopapillary tumor with distinct disease duration are reported...
  60. Panikar N, Sethi S, Mishra K, Dev G, Agarwal S. Aspiration cytology, histology and hormone status in solid and cystic papillary tumor of pancreas--report of three cases. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2004;47:391-4 pubmed
    ..This study confirms the presence of ER and PR receptors in these tumors and highlights the already established cytological features...
  61. Maire F, Couvelard A, Hammel P, Ponsot P, Palazzo L, Aubert A, et al. Intraductal papillary mucinous tumors of the pancreas: the preoperative value of cytologic and histopathologic diagnosis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2003;58:701-6 pubmed
  62. Timmerman D, Testa A, Bourne T, Ferrazzi E, Ameye L, Konstantinovic M, et al. Logistic regression model to distinguish between the benign and malignant adnexal mass before surgery: a multicenter study by the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis Group. J Clin Oncol. 2005;23:8794-801 pubmed
    ..To collect data for the development of a more universally useful logistic regression model to distinguish between a malignant and benign adnexal tumor before surgery...
  63. Harper A, Eckhauser F, Mulholland M. Resectional therapy for cystic neoplasms of the pancreas. Am Surg. 2002;68:353-7; discussion 357-8 pubmed
    ..Differentiating serous from mucinous is not possible based on presenting symptoms and radiologic findings. Surgical resection is justified on the basis of low morbidity and negligible mortality rates...
  64. Silvestrini I, Marcial M. Adult paratesticular tumors: report of two cases. P R Health Sci J. 1994;13:5-8 pubmed
    ..A somewhat less frequent benign paratesticular tumor, papillary cystadenoma, accounts for approximately 33 percent of all the primary epididymal tumors and is frequently seen in ..
  65. Fukushima N, Sakamoto M, Hirohashi S. Expression of laminin-5-gamma-2 chain in intraductal papillary-mucinous and invasive ductal tumors of the pancreas. Mod Pathol. 2001;14:404-9 pubmed
    ..Laminin-5-gamma-2 expression in the intraductal components of IPMTs tends to increase as tumors develop and may be a indicator of the potential invasiveness of the tumor cells...
  66. Niederacher D, Yan H, An H, Bender H, Beckmann M. CDKN2A gene inactivation in epithelial sporadic ovarian cancer. Br J Cancer. 1999;80:1920-6 pubmed
    ..These data suggest that the CDKN2A gene is involved in the tumorigenesis of ovarian cancer, but the mechanisms of CDKN2A gene inactivation in serous papillary ovarian cancer remains unclear...
  67. Zhang S, Bao R, Abreo F. Papillary oncocytic cystadenoma of the parotid glands: a report of 2 cases with varied cytologic features. Acta Cytol. 2009;53:445-8 pubmed
    b>Papillary cystadenoma is a rare salivary gland neoplasm, and oncocytic change can be focal or marked. Papillary oncocytic cystadenoma has been reported mainly in the minor salivary glands and occasionally in the parotid glands...
  68. Maker A, Lee L, Raut C, Clancy T, Swanson R. Cytology from pancreatic cysts has marginal utility in surgical decision-making. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008;15:3187-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Preoperative diagnosis of pancreatic cystic neoplasms is problematic. We evaluated our experience with endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) to determine the utility of fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in surgical decision-making...
  69. Carricaburu E, Enezian G, Bonnard A, Berrebi D, Belarbi N, Huot O, et al. Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for Frantz's tumor in a child. Surg Endosc. 2003;17:2028-31 pubmed
    ..CT-scan control at 6 months was normal. This case shows that even in advanced surgical cases, such as spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy, laparoscopic procedures can be done safely, within a reasonable operative time, in children...
  70. Mahler V, Schell H. Papillary cystadenoma: a rare tumor of the minor salivary glands. Eur J Dermatol. 1999;9:387-9 pubmed
    b>Papillary cystadenoma of the minor salivary glands is a rare benign neoplasm that clinically resembles mucous cysts. Characteristic histological features are diagnostic...
  71. Coleman K, Doherty M, Bigler S. Solid-pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas. Radiographics. 2003;23:1644-8 pubmed
  72. Tang W, Stelter A, French S, Shen S, Qiu S, Venegas R, et al. Loss of cell-adhesion molecule complexes in solid pseudopapillary tumor of pancreas. Mod Pathol. 2007;20:509-13 pubmed
  73. Martorell E, Murray P, Peterson J, Menke D, Calamia K. Palmar fasciitis and arthritis syndrome associated with metastatic ovarian carcinoma: a report of four cases. J Hand Surg Am. 2004;29:654-60 pubmed
    ..Digital contractures, however, can persist. We recommend a gynecologic examination in any woman presenting with the sudden onset of unexplained hand pain, palmar inflammatory fasciitis, palmar fibromatosis, and digital contractures...
  74. Santero Ramírez M, Gonzalvo E, Martinez A, del Río Marco F. [Papillary cystic solid tumor of the pancreas. Three different ways of presentation]. Rev Esp Enferm Dig. 2004;96:285-6 pubmed
  75. Nishimori I, Kohsaki T, Tochika N, Takeuchi T, Minakuchi T, Okabayashi T, et al. Non-cystic solid-pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas showing nuclear accumulation and activating gene mutation of beta-catenin. Pathol Int. 2006;56:707-11 pubmed
    ..These findings suggest that association of the beta-catenin phenotype with development of the rare phenotype of SPT, a non-cystic and unencapsulated tumor, is unlikely...
  76. Levy P, Jouannaud V, O Toole D, Couvelard A, Vullierme M, Palazzo L, et al. Natural history of intraductal papillary mucinous tumors of the pancreas: actuarial risk of malignancy. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006;4:460-8 pubmed
    ..The aim of our study was to calculate longitudinal risk of malignant transformation of IPMT since the first sign...
  77. Zugni C, Frisini M, Ardob A, Negro R, Marziani F, Catalano P, et al. [Solid pseudo-papillary tumor of the pancreas: a case of a big abdominal mass in a young woman]. Chir Ital. 2005;57:767-72 pubmed
    ..Moreover literature data about epidemiology, histogenesis, diagnosis and treatment are analysed...
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    ..These results suggest that telomerase activity is the most useful as a differential diagnostic marker between malignant and benign pancreatic tumours...
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