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Table 3 Preoperative diagnosis of pancreatic cystic neoplasms

From: Surgical resection and outcome of pancreatic cystic neoplasms in China: analysis of a 16-year experience from a single high-volume academic institution

  IPMN (n = 17) MCN (n = 20) SCN (n = 39) SPN (n = 35)
Preoperative diagnosis, n, (%) 11 (64.7%) 17 (85%) 28 (71.8%) 27 (77.1%)
Misdiagnosis, n, (%) 6 (35.3%) 3 (15%) 11 (28.2%) 8 (22.9%)
Carcinoma 5 (83.3%)   4 (36.5%) 7 (87.5%)
Neuroendocrine tumor    1 (9%)  
Pseudocyst 1 (16.7%) 3 (100%)   
Others PCNs    6 (54.5%) 1 (12.5%)