The National Pancreatic Cyst Registry | Cyst Size
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Cyst Size

 

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Malignancy is as likely to occur in small cysts (<3 cm) as it is to occur in large cysts (>3 cm).


In any size category, the majority of cysts are benign.

Benign Malignant

<1 cm 41 (95%) 2 (5%)
1-2 cm 168 (92%) 14 (8%)
2-3 cm 86 (90%) 10 (10%)
>3 cm 77 (78%) 22 (22%)


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