Pancreas
Other tumors
Sarcoma

Author: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 3 January 2018, last major update August 2012

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PubMed Search: Sarcoma[TI] pancreas[TIAB]

Cite this page: Jain, D. Sarcoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/pancreassarcoma.html. Accessed February 19th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Rare (0.1%), may resemble sarcomatoid carcinoma, anaplastic carcinoma, extension of retroperitoneal or gastroduodenal sarcoma
  • Leiomyosarcoma: similar morphology as other sites; recommended to resect extensively even low grade lesions and to rule out EBV associated smooth muscle tumors with EBER testing (Am J Surg Pathol 2010;34:1849)
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Leiomyosarcoma - various images

Leiomyosarcoma: H&E, h-caldesmon