Article Abstract

Hepatoid carcinoma of the pancreas mimicking neuroendocrine tumor

Authors: Kentaro Fukushima


A 44-year-old man was admitted to our hospital for further investigation of a tumor in the pancreatic head. He had no symptoms or chronic liver diseases. Pancreatic hormones, CEA, and CA19-9 were normal. Serum alpha-fetoprotein and des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin were not assessed.