acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas


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acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas

A rare carcinoma that arises from pancreatic cells that manufacture digestive proteins, such as lipase, chymotrypsin, or alpha-1-antitrypsin.
See also: carcinoma
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Tanaka, "Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas: clinical analysis of 115 patients from Pancreatic Cancer Registry of Japan Pancreas Society," Pancreas, vol.
The rare acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas can be confirmed with stains for pancreatic enzymes such as trypsin, chymotrypsin, lipase, and elastase.
Fine needle aspiration cytology of acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas: a report of two cases.