Pancreatic Pseudocyst

Pancreatic Pseudocyst

Q. 1

Which of the statement regarding pseudocyst of pancreas is FALSE?

 A

Has a fibrous coat

 B

Has mucous lining epithelium

 C

Not a true cyst

 D

Present as epigastric mass

Q. 1

Which of the statement regarding pseudocyst of pancreas is FALSE?

 A

Has a fibrous coat

 B

Has mucous lining epithelium

 C

Not a true cyst

 D

Present as epigastric mass

Ans. B

Explanation:

A pseudopancreatic cyst is not a true cyst.

It is a chronic collection of pancreatic fluid surrounded by a nonepithelialized wall of granulation tissue and fibrosis. 

It is seen in 10% of patients with acute pancreatitis and 20-30% patients with chronic pancreatitis.

It is the most common complication of chronic pancreatitis.

Pateints usually presents with pain, fullness or early satiety.


Q. 2

Which one is not true regarding pseudocyst of pancreas –

 A

Epigastric mass

 B

Increase level of amylase

 C

Cystogastrostomy is the ideal T/t

 D

Percutaneus aspiration is the T/t

Q. 2

Which one is not true regarding pseudocyst of pancreas –

 A

Epigastric mass

 B

Increase level of amylase

 C

Cystogastrostomy is the ideal T/t

 D

Percutaneus aspiration is the T/t

Ans. D

Explanation:

Ans is ‘d’ ie Percutaneous aspiration is the t/t 

  • Percutaneous aspiration is preferred only in cases of infected cyst and abcesses, other wise internal drainage is the t/t of choice.
  • Epigastric mass is the main symptom of pseudocyst.
  • Increased level of amylase is usually elevated with pancreatic pseudocysts.

Q. 3

True about pseudocyst of pancreas – 

 A

Is a true cyst

 B

Common with penetrating trauma abdomen

 C

Treated with cystogastrostomy if size > 2 cm

 D

Can present from mediastinum to pubis

Q. 3

True about pseudocyst of pancreas – 

 A

Is a true cyst

 B

Common with penetrating trauma abdomen

 C

Treated with cystogastrostomy if size > 2 cm

 D

Can present from mediastinum to pubis

Ans. B

Explanation:

Answer is B

Blunt injury of abdomen causing a ductal disruption wherein the pancreatic duct in the region of body is crushed against vertebral body results in a pseudocyst.


Q. 4

Treatment of pseudocyst of pancreas include ‑

 A

Cystogastrostomy

 B

Cystojejunostomy

 C

Excision of the cyst

 D

All

Q. 4

Treatment of pseudocyst of pancreas include ‑

 A

Cystogastrostomy

 B

Cystojejunostomy

 C

Excision of the cyst

 D

All

Ans. D

Explanation:

Ans is d i.e. All of the above

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