Adenocarcinoma of the pancreas.

  title={Adenocarcinoma of the pancreas.},
  author={Ralph H. Hruban and David S. Klimstra},
  journal={Seminars in diagnostic pathology},
  volume={31 6},
Infiltrating ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas is a real enigma. On one hand, it is one of the most deadly of all of the solid malignancies. On the other hand, the neoplastic glands can be remarkably well-differentiated, and it can be difficult to distinguish between a reactive non-neoplastic gland and a gland of invasive adenocarcinoma. In this review, we will present diagnostic criteria that one can "hang your hat on" when establishing the diagnosis of infiltrating ductal adenocarcinoma… CONTINUE READING