An alpha-fetoprotein producing pancreatic cystadenocarcinoma.


An autopsy case of an 83-year-old Japanese woman with pancreatic cancer with significantly elevated serum alpha-fetoprotein levels is reported. The pancreatic tumor was a mucinous cystadenocarcinoma with multiple metastasis to the liver. The immunohistochemistry for alpha-fetoprotein revealed positive reactivity in the cytoplasm of cancer cells in the… (More)


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