Ampulla of Vater
Hepatoid adenocarcinoma

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 4 February 2016, last major update December 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Hepatoid adenocarcinoma
Cite this page: Hepatoid adenocarcinoma. website. Accessed March 25th, 2017.
Definition / General
  • Rare
  • Similar tumors found in lung, ovary, stomach
  • Produce alpha-fetoprotein in blood
Micro Description
  • Tubular, papillary, trabecular
  • Hepatoid-like with PAS positive hyaline globules
Positive Stains
  • AFP, CEA