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Table 1 Previous case reports of lymphoepithelial cyst in whom FDG-PET was performed

From: Lymphoepithelial cyst mimicking pancreatic cancer: a case report and literature review

No. Author Year Age Sex Serum CA19-9 FDG-PET EUS-FNA Preoperative diagnosis Surgical procedures Texture of pancreas
(U/ml)
1 Maekawa H [17] 2009 58 Male N/A Positive No Pancreatic cystic neoplasm Distal pancreatectomy Normal
3 Yanagimoto H [18] 2013 53 Male N/A Negative Yes NET, MCN, IPMN Distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy Normal
2 Sasaki S [4] 2014 54 Male 28.9 Negative No LEC, MCN, pseudocyst Enucleation Normal
4 Satoh D [5] 2015 63 Male 85.5 Positive Yes Pancreatic cancer Distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy Normal
5 Ryu HD [19] 2015 44 Female 3.9 Negative No Pancreatic cancer Distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy Normal
6 Present case 2021 65 Male 6.1 Positive No Pancreatic cancer Partial pancreatectomy Chronic abscess
  1. FDG-PET fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography
  2. EUS-FNA endoscopic ultrasound guided fine-needle biopsy
  3. N/A not applicable
  4. NET neuroendocrine tumor
  5. MCN mucinous cystic neoplasm
  6. IPMN intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm
  7. LEC lymphoepithelial cyst