carcinoma of the pancreas

car·ci·no·ma of the pancreas

(kahr'si-nō'mă pan'kre-as)
A malignant neoplasm arising from glandular epithelial cells of the pancreas; most are ductal adenocarcinomas.
Synonym(s): pancreatic cancer.
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Treatment of primary unresectable carcinoma of the pancreas with I-125 implantation.
Ductal carcinoma of the pancreas accounts for more than 90% of all malignant pancreatic exocrine tumours.
Nonfunctional endocrine carcinoma of the pancreas is uncommon.
Clinical characteristics and outcomes from an institutional series of acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas and related tumors.
According to the literature9 and the case presented here, can be concluded like that benign tumors such as cavernous hemangioma, desmoid tumors, pseudopapillary epithelial carcinoma of the pancreas, and leiomyosarcoma seem to be good indications for intestinal autotransplantation for the purpose of such tumor resection.
Clinical characterististics and outcomes from an institutional series of acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas and related tumours.
While elevated CA 19-9 levels occur in most patients with carcinoma of the pancreas, it can also be elevated in patients with extrapancreatic malignancies and acute cholangitis.
of patients ERCP diagnosis Total Co-existent (duct) stones Common duct stones alone 59 - Carcinoma of the pancreas 21 6 Carcinoma of the ampulla 5 2 Cholangiocarcinoma 3 3 Malignant lymph node 6 2 compression of common bile duct Benign stricture of 3 - common bile duct Normal 2 -
However, this PSA reactivity has also been described in acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas [8].
The second is an oncological surgeon treating patients with carcinoma of the pancreas.
The diagnosis of acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas usually needs consideration of differentials from pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, solid pseudopapillary tumor, and pancreatoblastoma.
The next most common type, acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas, arises in the clusters of the cells that produces these enzymes, and represents 5% of exocrine cancers.

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