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Acinar cell carcinoma is an uncommon type of carcinoma of the pancreas that can exceptionally arise in ectopic pancreatic tissue. Herein, we report a case of a 52-year-old man with pancreatic-type acinar cell carcinoma of the stomach and concomitant pancreatic metaplasia of the adjacent nonneoplastic gastric mucosa. There was neither clinical nor(More)
Chordomas are rare malignant tumors of notochordal origin and are rare locally aggressive ones with a metastatic potential. The skin rarely is seen as metastatic site. We describe a case of an adult woman with cutaneous metastasis of a primary sacral chordoma excised ten years before, which appeared as a painless cutaneous mass located in the dorsal region.(More)
A new case of thyroid carcinoma with thymoma-like features, occurring in a 45-year-old lady, is reported. In order to establish the incidence of residual thymic tissue, 2575 consecutive surgically removed thyroid glands were also examined. Thymic tissue was found to be present in up to 1.4% of the cases. The clinicopathological and immunohistochemical(More)
A 76-year-old man reported a worsening difficulty in swallowing, leading to the inability to eat. Physical examination and CT scan revealed a polypoid mass on the posterior oropharynx and obstructing the oropharyngeal space. Histologically, the surface was ulcerated. In the underlying necrotic rim, there was active granulation tissue, and a proliferation of(More)
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