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The Health Guy

Hi Karen – sorry I haven’t been in here in a few days. I don’t know if there is an average size of a pseudocyst. Some are small 2-3 mm while others can be larger 9 cm. Here are some research articles you can read. Yours would be about 10-11 cm? Pretty good sized.

HPB (Oxford). 2006; 8(6): 432–441.
doi: 10.1080/13651820600748012
PMCID: PMC2020756
Pancreatic pseudocysts – when and how to treat?

World J Gastroenterol. 2009 Jan 7; 15(1): 38–47.
Published online 2009 Jan 7. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.38

Year : 2015 | Volume : 4 | Issue : 3 | Page : 229-234
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided pancreatic pseudocyst cystogastrostomy using a novel self-expandable metal stent with antimigration system: A case series

Eric M Nelsen, Eric A Johnson, Andrew J Walker, Patrick Pfau, Deepak V Gopal
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA;year=2015;volume=4;issue=3;spage=229;epage=234;aulast=Nelsen