Ampulla of Vater
Carcinoma
Hepatoid adenocarcinoma


Topic Completed: 1 December 2012

Revised: 11 January 2019

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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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