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Pancreas

Other tumors

Leukemia


Reviewer: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 28 November 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2001-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Case reports
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● 37 year old man with B-ALL and relapse in pancreas (Chin Med J (Engl) 2010;123:3364)
● 62 year old woman with plasma cell leukemia presenting as pancreatic mass (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1993;117:844)
● Man with hairy cell leukemia presenting as peripancreatic mass (Acta Cytol 2012;56:463)
● Two cases of primary granulocytic sarcoma of pancreas (World J Surg Oncol 2012;10:13)

Micro images
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B-ALL, relapse to pancreas, PAX5+


Granulocytic sarcoma (primary) of pancreas (H&E, CD43, CD34, myeloperoxidase)

Differential diagnosis
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● Adenocarcinoma: clinical features not typically found in leukemias are older age, jaundice, diabetes mellitus, B symptoms, no history of hematologic malignancy, large tumor size, high CA19-9 level (Am J Clin Pathol 2012;137:414)

End of Pancreas > Other tumors > Leukemia


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