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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A glucagon secreting alpha-cell carcinoma of the pancreas. N Engl J Med 1966 Jun;274(25): 1408-13.
Intraductal carcinoma of the pancreas. Cancer, 69(3) :651-6, 1992.
A case of mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinoma of the pancreas. Immunohistochemical analysis for histogenesis.
Chaudhary, "Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas: a literature review and update," Indian Journal of Surgery, vol.
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.
Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas (ACC) is a rare malignant epithelial tumor representing 1-2% of all exocrine pancreatic neoplasms [1].
Malignant gastroduodenal obstruction is a late and severe complication that develops in up to 20% of patients with advanced carcinoma of the pancreas, stomach, or the duodenum [1-3].
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.
Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas. Am J Surg Pathol 1992; 16: 815-837.

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