College of American Pathologists

2012 — July Case of the Month

Posted July 24, 2012


CAP Foundation Online Case of the Month

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A 76-year-old man underwent abdominal ultrasonography for evaluation of abdominal pain, which revealed a large mass involving the body of the pancreas. Subsequent resection showed a delicately encapsulated 17.0 cm mass with cystic and necrotic-appearing areas and fleshy, tan-to-white cut surface.

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  • Acinar cell carcinoma
  • Pancreatic endocrine tumor
  • Pancreatoblastoma
  • Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas
  • Well-differentiated ductal adenocarcinoma

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