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Table 1 List of all published cases of epidermoid cyst in intrapancreatic accessory spleen (ECIPAS) in the English language literature

From: Epidermoid cyst of an intrapancreatic accessory spleen: a case report and literature review

Case Author Sex Age (years) Presentation Location Size (cm) Serum markers Preoperative diagnosis Surgery
        CEA CA 19-9   
1 Davidson et al., 1980[4] Male 40 Nausea, WL, chest pain Tail 5.5 NI NI Pseudocyst, cystadenoma, cystadenocarcinoma DP/SPL
2 Hanada et al., 1981[5] Male 51 RLQ Tail 6 NI NI Pseudocyst DP/SPL
3 Morodoshi et al., 1991[6] Female 32 Left abdominal pain Tail 6 Normal Normal Pancreatic cyst Cyst removal
4 Nakae et al., 1991[7] Female 37 Epigastric pain Tail 6.5 NI NI Pancreatic cyst Spleen preserving DP
5 Tang et al., 1994[8] Male 38 Asymptomatic Tail 1.4 NI NI - DP/SPL
6 Furukawa et al., 1998[9] Male 45 Asymptomatic Tail 2.0 NI NI Primary cystic neoplasm DP
7 Higaki et al., 1998[10] Female 46 Left back pain Tail - NI + Malignant tumor DP/SPL
8 Tateyama et al., 1998[11] Female 67 Abdominal fullness, intermittent upper abdominal pain Tail 3.0 + + - DP/SPL
9 Sasou et al., 1999[12] Female 49 Asymptomatic Tail 4.3 NI NI Cystic tumor of the pancreas DP/SPL
10 Choi et al., 2000[13] Female 54 Epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, WL Tail 15 NI NI Benign cyst of the pancreas or AS DP/SPL
11 Tsutsumi et al., 2000[14] Male 51 Asymptomatic Tail 51 Normal Normal Benign cyst of the pancreas DP/SPL
12 Horibe et al., 2001[15] Male 48 Asymptomatic Tail 2.0 - + MCN producing pancreatic tumor DP/SPL
13 Sonomura et al., 2002[16] Female 45 Epigastric pain Tail 3.5 - - Cystadenocarcinoma or solid tumor of the pancreas DP/SPL
14 Fink et al., 2002[17] Female 12 Fever Tail 2.0 - - Infected abdominal cyst Cyst removal
15 Yokomizo et al., 2002[18] Male 38 Asymptomatic Tail 3.0 - ++ Mucinous cystadenoma, adenocarcinoma, ECIPAS DP/SPL
16 Kanazawa et al., 2004[19] Female 58 Asymptomatic Tail 2.5 - + MCN Spleen preserving DP
17 Watanabe et al., 2004[20] Female 55 Postprandial epigastralgia Tail 3 Normal ++ Mucinous cystadenoma, cystadenocarcinoma DP/SPL
18 Won et al., 2005[21] Male 32 Asymptomatic Tail 7.5 NI + Pancreatic pseudocyst Spleen preserving DP
  Won et al., 2005[21] Female 49 LUQ abdominal pain Tail 2.0 Normal Normal Serous or MCN cystadenoma Laparoscopic DP
19 Ru et al., 2007[22] Male 41 Asymptomatic Tail 2.5 NI - Cystic lesion of the pancreas DP/SPL
20 Itano et al., 2008[23] Male 40 Asymptomatic Tail 4.0 Normal Normal ECIPAS DP/SPL
21 Servais et al., 2008[24] Female 52 Asymptomatic Tail 10.0 + + Malignant pancreatic neoplasm DP/SPL
22 Gleeson et al., 2008[25] Female 32 RUQ pain Tail 1.5 - - Cystic pancreatic neoplasm DP/SPL
23 Zhang et al., 2009[26] Female 26 Asymptomatic Tail 2.5 Normal Normal Primary MCN Spleen preserving DP
24 Reiss et al., 2009[27] Male 49 Asymptomatic Tail 3.6 NI NI MCN DP/SPL
25 Kadota et al., 2010[28] Female 57 Asymptomatic Tail 2.6 Normal Normal Pancreatic cystic tumor DP
  Kadota et al., 2010[28] Female 70 Asymptomatic Tail 6.0 Normal Normal MCN DP/SPL
  Kadota et al., 2010[28] Male 37 Asymptomatic Tail 2.6 Normal Normal Serous cystic tumor or lymphoepithelial cyst DP
26 Itano et al., 2010[29] Male 67 Epigastric pain, WL Tail 2.2 NI + ECIPAS Laparoscopic DP /SPL
27 Horn et al., 2011[30] Male 62 Abdominal pain left-sided Tail 4.8 NI NI Retroperitoneal left-sided cystic mass Cyst removal
28 Iwasaki et al., 2011[32] Female 36 Asymptomatic Tail 3.4 NI + MCN Laparoscopic DP/SPL
29 Yamanishi et al., 2011[31] Female 55 Asymptomatic Tail 3.3 N + MCN DP
30 Urakami et al., 2011[33] Female 50 Asymptomatic Tail 3.0 NI NI ECIPAS or other cystic tumor in IPAS Laparoscopic spleen preserving DP
31 Khashab et al., 2011[34] Female 49 Nonspecific abdominal pain Tail 2.3 NI NI PNET Laparoscopic spleen preserving DP
32 Harris et al., 2012[35] Female 39 Asymptomatic Tail 2.0 + NI Malignant cystic tumor Laparoscopic DP/SPL
33 Hong et al., 2013[36] Female 54 Abdominal discomfort Tail 2.3 NI NI NI Spleen preserving DP
34 Our patient Female 63 Nausea, vomiting Tail 12.6 Normal +   DP/SPL
  1. WL: weight loss, NI: no information, DP: distal pancreatectomy, SPL: splenctomy, RLQ: Right lower quadrant, MCN: Mucinous neoplasm, LUQ: Left upper quadrant, PNET: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor.