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Pancreatic cyst drainage: Pancreatic cysts are fluid-filled sacs that form in the pancreas. Most pancreatic cysts are false cysts (pseudocysts) that are not cancerous. These false cysts are most often caused by pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas). Another kind of cyst, a cystic neoplasm, is potentially malignant, or cancerous. Endoscopic-assisted drainage: uses an endoscope (a tube containing a camera device with a light) to locate the pseudocyst.

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