Pancreatic carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Ryan


Abdominal pain and loss of weight.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female

Coronal section of 'Whipple's' specimen (pancreatico-duodenectomy). There is an irregular, stellate, white to yellow pancreatic mass (35mm) in the head of the pancreas. Note the patent pancreatic duct visible traversing the tumour. 

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Case information

rID: 16144
Published: 21st Dec 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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