DIAGNOSIS Solid and papillary epithelial neoplasm of the pancreas; differential considerations include: nonfunctioning islet cell tumor, pancreatoblastoma and complicated pseudocyst DISCUSSION Solid and papillary epithelial neoplasm (SPEN) of the pancreas is an uncommon, typically benign, neoplasm, which is predominately seen in young females of non-Caucasian descent.
What does SPEN stand for?
SPEN stands for Solid and Papillary Epithelial Neoplasm (radiology)
This definition appears rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
See other definitions of SPEN
We have 3 other meanings of SPEN in our Acronym Attic
- Spontaneous Pathological Eye Movement
- Strong Point Externally Mounted
- Selected Paired Excitational Expansion Multi-Configuration - Self Consistent Field
- School of Process, Environmental and Materials Engineering (University of Leeds; UK)
- Self-Propelled Elevating Maintenance Stand
- South Plains Emergency Medical Services
- Spectroscopic Photon Emission Microscope System
- Spiritual, Physical, Emotional, Mental, and Social
- School Psychology E-Newsletter (Kentucky)
- Scottish Peer Education Network (UK)
- Sports Penguin Entertainment Network (fictional broadcast network; Surf's Up)
- Stanford Project on the Evolution of Nonprofits (Stanford University; Stanford, CA)
- Statewide Police Emergency Network (for inter-agency communications during emergencies)
- Special Naval Observer (US Navy)
- Substation Plant Equipment Numbering System (South East England)
- Senior Principal Executive Officer (Hong Kong)
- Southwestern Pennsylvania Engineering Outreach (Pittsburgh, PA)
- Stichting Pensioenfonds Elsevier Ondernemingen (Dutch: Elsevier Enterprise Pension Foundation; Netherlands)
- Systems Planning and Engineering Officer
- Systems Planning Engineering Officer
Samples in periodicals archive:
Pathologic Diagnosis: Solid and Papillary Epithelial Neoplasm of Pancreas Solid and papillary epithelial neoplasm of pancreas (SPENP; also described as papillary cystic neoplasm) is a rare but distinctive tumor of low malignant potential with a predilection for female patients, largely young nonwhite women.