Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas. A clinicopathologic study of 28 cases.

@article{Klimstra1992AcinarCC,
  title={Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas. A clinicopathologic study of 28 cases.},
  author={David S. Klimstra and Clara S. Heffess and James E Oertel and Juan Rosai},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1992},
  volume={16 9},
  pages={815-37}
}
We have examined the microscopic appearance, immunohistochemical staining properties, and clinical behavior of 28 cases of acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas. Two of the tumors occurred in children. The adult patients ranged in age from 40 to 81 years (mean, 62 years). Males greatly outnumbered females, and most of the patients were white. Presenting symptoms were nonspecific, and jaundice was infrequent. The frequently reported complications from increased serum lipase levels (i.e… CONTINUE READING
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