College of American Pathologists

2013 — March Case of the Month

Posted March 18, 2013


CAP Foundation Online Case of the Month

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A 53-year-old man underwent a CT scan during the work up of abdominal pain, which revealed a tumor in the tail of the pancreas. A distal pancreatectomy revealed a 3.0 cm solid tumor.

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  • Pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma
  • Pancreatoblastoma
  • Solid-pseudopapillary tumor
  • Well-differentiated pancreatic endocrine tumor

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