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Hepatoid adenocarcinoma

Topic Completed: 1 December 2012

Revised: 26 June 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Hepatoid adenocarcinoma

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Hepatoid adenocarcinoma. website. Accessed October 22nd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Rare
  • Similar tumors found in lung, ovary, stomach
  • Produce alpha-fetoprotein in blood
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Tubular, papillary, trabecular
  • Hepatoid-like with PAS positive hyaline globules
Positive stains
  • AFP, CEA
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