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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of the Pancreas|
|State||Published - May 1 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism