Ampullary carcinoma developing after androgenic steroid therapy for aplastic anemia: Report of a case.

@article{Fujino2001AmpullaryCD,
  title={Ampullary carcinoma developing after androgenic steroid therapy for aplastic anemia: Report of a case.},
  author={Yasuhireo Fujino and Yong-hea Ku and Yoshiaki Suzuki and Tetsuo Ajiki and Yasuhisa Hasegawa and Yoshikazu Kuroda},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={129 4},
  pages={
          501-3
        }
}
Sex steroids influence the development and course of human genital carcinomas including breast, testis, prostata, and ovarian cancers. (1) Other carcinomas such as hepatoma, cholangioma, and pancreatic cancer have also been reported to be related to sex hormones. (2-4) The existence of sex hormone receptors has been demonstrated immunohistochemically in specimens of these diseases. We recently encountered a patient in whom an ampullary carcinoma developed 39 months after the start of androgenic… CONTINUE READING
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