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what is intraductual papillary mucinous neoplasm.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Terminology: A tumor that is confined to the ducts of the organ and is making mucus. Such neoplasms are not cancers in the traditional sense, but may exist with cancer and may be precancerous.
Answered on Mar 23, 2013
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