MANDRED W. COMFORT, M.D., F.A.C.P.; HUGH R. BUTT, M.D., F.A.C.P.; ARCHIE H. BAGGENSTOSS, M.D.; ARNOLD E. OSTERBERG, M.D.; JAMES T. PRIESTLEY, M.D.
We are reporting a case of acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas in which values for enzymatic activity in the serum were many times greater than those usually encountered in cases of carcinoma of the pancreas. These values were so high that we entertained the possibility that functioning of the acinar cell carcinoma contributed to their height.
A man, aged 49 years, a Polish printer, was admitted to the Mayo Clinic September 9, 1940. During the preceding 10 years he had had an ulcerous type of dyspepsia which had been periodic, occurring in attacks of one to two
COMFORT MW, BUTT HR, BAGGENSTOSS AH, OSTERBERG AE, PRIESTLEY JT. ACINAR CELL CARCINOMA OF PANCREAS: REPORT OF CASE IN WHICH FUNCTION OF CARCINOMATOUS CELLS WAS SUSPECTED1. Ann Intern Med. ;19:808–816. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-19-5-808
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;19(5):808-816.
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