Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society

Case 3: Quarter 2, 2021

Clinical History A 50-year-old woman with no significant past medical history presented with abdominal pain and a syncopal episode. Abdominal MRI showed a multicystic mass with a significant solid component in the pancreatic tail, measuring 2.2 cm in the greatest dimension. A fine-needle biopsy of the lesion was performed. Histologic/Cytologic Features  Microscopic pictures of the […] Read more…

2021 PBPath Business Meeting agenda/minutes

Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Members, Alas, we will not be able to meet in person this year, therefore please find attached the 2021 Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society (PBPS) Annual Business meeting agenda/minutes for your review to learn what PBPS has accomplished: PBPath Business Meeting 2021 Two requests:1. Listen to our PBPS Companion meeting speakers, submit your questions and […] Read more…

USCAP 2021 Companion Society Program

Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Companion Meeting USCAP 2021 Rondell Graham, MBBS, Mayo Clinic (Moderator)Michelle D. Reid, MD, MSc, Emory University Hospital (Moderator)Barbara A. Centeno, MD, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research InstituteVikram Deshpande, MBBS, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolGünter Klöppel, MD, PhD, Technical University of MunichGiuseppe Zamboni, MD, University of Verona Inflammatory Conditions of the Pancreatobiliary Tree  This session includes 1.5 […] Read more…

Case 2: Quarter 2, 2021

Clinical History A 63-year-old man with a history of mixed hyperlipidemia and gallstones underwent cholecystectomy for recurrent episodes of pancreatitis. A follow-up computed tomography (CT) scan revealed an interval increase in the size of an ill-defined, mass-like lesion in the pancreatic head with peripheral enhancement and central necrosis, concerning for malignancy (Figure 1). Endoscopic ultrasound […] Read more…

Message from the President

Dr. Rosai was one of the most influential figures in pathology. A world-renowned surgical pathologist, his generous spirit & ability to build consensus are as much a part of his legacy as his unparalleled expertise. Our thoughts are with his family.  Read more…

Abstract Award in USCAP 2021

Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society will be awarding a pathology trainee who is presenting an abstract (poster or platform) on the field of pancreatobiliary pathology at the annual meeting of the USCAP Read more…

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

  This month, with so many global issues in front of us, I want to remind everyone that November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.  Pancreatic cancer has been in the national consciousness this year, in part due to well-known figures who have been affected, but we also draw greater awareness to the disease through Pancreatic Cancer Awareness […] Read more…

Case 4: Quarter 4, 2020

Clinical History A 58-year-old woman with no significant past medical history developed left abdominal pain. An abdominal MRI showed an irregular enhancing 4.5 x 4.0 cm pancreatic tail mass that was inseparable from vessels in the splenic hilum. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration showed rare malignant cells, favoring adenocarcinoma. The patient subsequently underwent neoadjuvant therapy with […] Read more…

Case 3: Quarter 3, 2020

Clinical History A 38-year-old female with a history of hypertension presented to the emergency department with complaints of nausea, vomiting, and back pain. MRI showed a T1 hypointense, T2 hyperintense, nonenchancing cystic lesion at the tail of the pancreas, which caused mass effect upon the spleen and stomach. A distal pancreatectomy was subsequently performed. The […] Read more…

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