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What happens if a doctor finds a pancreatic cyst?

Once a pancreatic cyst has been clearly identified, a treatment plan is determined. In many cases, people return for follow-up monitoring every six or 12 months. In some cases, additional biopsies may be needed, which are performed by gastroenterologists and an interventional endoscopist. After that point, treatment will depend on what the ultrasound and biopsy show.

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