Recurrent pancreatitis due to a cystic pancreatic tumor: A rare presentation of acinar cell carcinoma

Bashar Aqel, James Scolpio, Justin Nguyen, Murli Krishna, Massimo Raimondo

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Abstract

Context. Acinar cell carcinoma is an uncommon malignancy of the pancreas. It has characteristic histomorphology, immunohistochemistry profile, and clinico-pathological behavior. Case report. We report a rare case of recurrent pancreatitis secondary to acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas. We describe the endoscopic ultrasound characteristic, treatment and the surgical outcome. Conclusions. Acinar cell carcinoma should be considered in the differential diagnosis of cystic pancreatic tumors presenting with recurrent pancreatitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)151-154
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Pancreas
Volume5
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 2004

Keywords

  • Acinar
  • Carcinoma
  • Cell
  • Endosonography
  • Pancreas

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Hepatology
  • Endocrinology

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