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Features to report

Reviewer: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 24 November 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2001-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Features to report (includes endocrine tumors)

● Tumor size
● Tumor location
● Histopathologic type
● Histologic grade (well, moderate, poor or undifferentiated; not necessary for endocrine tumors)
● Perineurial invasion
● Angiolymphatic invasion
● Margins (common bile duct, pancreatic duct, retroperitoneal margin [soft tissue adjacent to superior mesenteric artery], surgical margin)
● Endocrine tumors: mitotic activity, necrosis, pleomorphism, amyloid
● Involvement of adjacent structures
● Lymph nodes
● Presence of PanIN (including marginal involvement)
● Findings in remaining pancreas (pancreatitis, nesidioblastosis for endocrine tumors)

References: Arch Pathol Lab Med 2000;124:30 (endocrine tumors)

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