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* Chronic pancreatits
 
* Chronic pancreatits
 
** Occurs in the 4th and 5th decades
 
** Occurs in the 4th and 5th decades
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** Strictures of the biliary or pancreatic ducts occurs as well as calcification
 
** Strictures of the biliary or pancreatic ducts occurs as well as calcification
 
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* <spoiler text="What are some of the cytologic features that lead you to the diagnosis?">
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* Variable cellularity depending on the fibrosis in the specimen, however usually low cellularity
 
* Variable cellularity depending on the fibrosis in the specimen, however usually low cellularity
 
* Smears are polymorphous (ductal cells, acinar cells, macrophages, inflammatory cells, fibrosis, debris, calcification, fat necrosis)
 
* Smears are polymorphous (ductal cells, acinar cells, macrophages, inflammatory cells, fibrosis, debris, calcification, fat necrosis)
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* Ductal cells out number acinar cells (acinar atrophy)
 
* Ductal cells out number acinar cells (acinar atrophy)
 
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* Adenocarcinoma
 
* Adenocarcinoma
 
** Occurs later (6th and 7th decades)
 
** Occurs later (6th and 7th decades)

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