Pancreatic endometrial cyst mimics mucinous cystic neoplasm of the pancreas
Michael A Mederos, Nicole Villafañe, Amy McElhany, William E Fisher, George Van Buren II, Department of General Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, United States
Sadhna Dhingra, Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, United States
Carlos Farinas, Department of Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, United States
Author contributions: Mederos MA and Villafañe N designed the report and wrote the paper; Amy M assisted in writing and editing the paper; Fisher WE assisted in writing and editing the paper; Van Buren II G performed the surgery, collected the patient’s clinical data, designed the report and wrote the paper; Dhingra S reviewed the pathology, selected the images, and wrote the paper; Farinas C reviewed the imaging, selected the images, and wrote the paper.
Institutional review board statement: After approval from the institutional review board through Baylor College of Medicine tissue and clinical information was obtained.
Informed consent statement: The patient provided informed consent for the study.
Conflict-of-interest statement: None of the authors have any conflict of interest.
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Correspondence to: George Van Buren II, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of General Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 6620 Main St, Suite 1350, Houston, TX 77030, United States. email@example.com
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Received: September 30, 2016
Peer-review started: September 30, 2016
First decision: December 19, 2016
Revised: January 13, 2017
Accepted: January 17, 2017
Article in press: January 17, 2017
Published online: February 14, 2017