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Table 2 Comparison between patients with MCN of the liver and patients with MCN of the pancreas

From: A case of mucinous cystic neoplasm of the liver: a case report

  Liver Pancreas
( n= 80) ( n= 156) [ 8 ]
Gender, male: female (female %) 6:74 (92.5) 3:153 (98.1)
Presence of symptom, n (%) 11 (42.3) (n = 26) 67 (48.1)
Communication with duct, n (%) 2 (7.7) (n = 26) 25 (18.1)
Histological type, n (%)   
Adenoma 72 (90)a 129 (82.7)
Carcinoma 8 (10)b 27 (17.3)
Non-invasive   21 (13.4)
Minimally invasive   4 (2.6)
Invasive   2 (1.3)
Prognosis, dead:alive (dead %) 0:80 (0) 4:152 (2.6)
  1. aLow- and high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia. bAssociated invasive carcinoma.