Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas with and without endocrine differentiation.

@article{Virlos2002AcinarCC,
  title={Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas with and without endocrine differentiation.},
  author={Ioannis T Virlos and I M Papazachariou and R C N Wiliamson},
  journal={HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={87-90}
}
BACKGROUND Acinar cell carcinoma (ACC) is a rare pancreatic neoplasm, representing 1% of exocrine tumours and containing a variable endocrine component. Three recent cases of ACC are reported. CASE OUTLINES A 72-year-old man with painless obstructive jaundice had a 5-cm mass in the head of pancreas resected by Whipple's operation; histopathological examination showed a typical ACC. A 33-year-old man with weight loss and abnormal liver function had a dilated biliary tree but no mass on imaging… CONTINUE READING