Primary clear cell ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas: a case report and clinicopathologic literature review.

@article{Modi2014PrimaryCC,
  title={Primary clear cell ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas: a case report and clinicopathologic literature review.},
  author={Yashpal Modi and Hamid Salim Shaaban and Dron Gauchan and Michael Maroules and Nalini S. Parikh and Gunwant K Guron},
  journal={Journal of cancer research and therapeutics},
  year={2014},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={773-6}
}
We present a very rare, interesting case of a carcinoma of the pancreas with predominantly abundant clear cell morphology. According to the WHO classification, primary clear cell carcinoma of the pancreas is classified as a rare "miscellaneous" carcinoma. The tumor was observed in the distal body and tail of the pancreas of a 74-year-old woman. The histopathology of tumor cells showed well-defined cell membranes, clear cytoplasm, and prominent cell boundaries. Immunohistochemical (IHC) staining… CONTINUE READING
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