Acinar Cell Carcinoma

  • Parviz M. Pour
  • Yoichi Konishi
  • Günter Klöppel
  • Daniel S. Longnecker


This uncommon cancer accounts for about 1% to 2% of pancreatic carcinomas, although Webb [1] and Miller et al. [2] reported an incidence of 10.5% and 13%, respectively. Although Webb reported that 4 of 11 cases were mixed ductal-acinar cell carcinoma (Table 1), there is so far no real proof for the existence of a mixed ductal-acinar cell carcinoma.


Acinar Cell Cystic Tumor Islet Cell Tumor Acinar Cell Carcinoma Zymogen Granule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Parviz M. Pour
    • 1
  • Yoichi Konishi
    • 2
  • Günter Klöppel
    • 3
  • Daniel S. Longnecker
    • 4
  1. 1.The Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer; Department of Pathology and MicrobiologyUniversity of Nebraska Medical CenterOmahaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Oncological Pathology, Cancer CenterNara Medical CollegeKashihara, NaraJapan
  3. 3.Department of Pathology, Academy Hospital JetteFree University of BrusselsBrusselsBelgium
  4. 4.Department of PathologyDartmouth Medical SchoolHanoverUSA

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