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World J Gastroenterol. Dec 21, 2015; 21(47): 13212-13224
Published online Dec 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i47.13212
Figure 1
Figure 1 Benign and malignant pancreatic masses on endoscopic ultrasound elastography. A: A pancreatic teratoma is shown as heterogeneous soft (green) pattern (left: EUS elastography image; right: B-mode image); B: A pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma appears stiffer (blue) than the adjacent normal pancreatic parenchyma, probably due to the presence of fibrosis and marked desmoplasia.