Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas with elevated serum alpha-fetoprotein.

Abstract

A case of acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas with elevated serum alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is presented. The diagnosis was reached using histopathological techniques. AFP was positive in the tumor specimen, immunohistochemically. Serum AFP had fallen temporarily after surgery and chemotherapy. The patient survived 6.5 months after the onset of symptoms. 

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@article{Ono1984AcinarCC, title={Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas with elevated serum alpha-fetoprotein.}, author={Junya Ono and Hiroko Sakamoto and Katsuaki Sakoda and Yukio Yagi and Souichiro Hagio and Eisuke F. Sato and Taka aki Katsuki}, journal={International surgery}, year={1984}, volume={69 4}, pages={361-4} }