Purpose This study aims to compare tubular pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (tPDAC) and colloid subtype pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (cPDAC) associated with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) on computed tomography. Methods An institutional review board-approved retrospective study included patients with either IPMN tPDAC or cPDAC. Enhancing mural nodules (MN), solid component (SC), main pancreatic duct (MPD) diameter, and abrupt change in MPD caliber were evaluated. Results A total of 22 patients with cPDAC and 17 patients with tPDAC showed no significant difference in MPD size. MN and SC were seen in cPDAC/tPDAC in 55%/18% and 9%/53%, respectively. Abrupt change in MPD caliber was seen in cPDAC/tPDAC at 18%/59%. Conclusion cPDAC and tPDAC differ in the frequency of MN, SC, and changes in MPD caliber.
- Pancreatic cyst
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging