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Hepatoid Adenocarcinoma of Unknown Primary Masquerading as a Pancreatic Tumor

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Hepatoid adenocarcinoma is a rare type of extrahepatic cancer characterized by hepatocellular carcinoma-like histology. We present a case of a large solitary mass in the peripancreatic region found to be an isolated lymph node metastasis from an unknown primary hepatoid adenocarcinoma masquerading as an acinar carcinoma of the pancreas.

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Conception and design of study: Epameinondas Dogeas, Lan Peng, Michael A. Choti

Acquisition of data: Epameinondas Dogeas, Lan Peng, Michael A. Choti

Drafting the manuscript: Epameinondas Dogeas, Lan Peng, Michael A. Choti

Revising the manuscript critically for important intellectual content: Epameinondas Dogeas, Lan Peng, Michael A. Choti

Approval of the version of the manuscript to be published: Epameinondas Dogeas, Lan Peng, Michael A. Choti

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Correspondence to Michael A. Choti.

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Dogeas, E., Peng, L. & Choti, M.A. Hepatoid Adenocarcinoma of Unknown Primary Masquerading as a Pancreatic Tumor. J Gastrointest Surg 21, 2132–2134 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11605-017-3487-x

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