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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Sarbia, M; Fritze, F; Geddert, H; von Weyhern, C; Rosenberg, R; Gellert, K 
Title:
Differentiation between pancreaticobiliary and upper gastrointestinal adenocarcinomas: is analysis of cytokeratin 17 expression helpful? 
Abstract:
Metastatic adenocarcinoma of unknown primary site, eg, to lymph nodes, liver, or lung, may originate from many organs. Microscopic differentiation of adenocarcinomas from the pancreaticobiliary and upper gastrointestinal tracts may be difficult because of shared histologic and immunohistologic features. A high prevalence of cytokeratin (CK)17 expression in pancreaticobiliary adenocarcinoma was reported, and preliminary data indicate infrequent or missing expression in gastric adenocarcinoma. The...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Am J Clin Pathol 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
128 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
255-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0002-9173 
TUM Institution:
r Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie; Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik