Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society

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…

Case #7: Quarter 2, 2020

Clinical History A 24-year-old female presented to the emergency department with severe left-sided abdominal pain. CT abdomen/pelvis showed a heterogeneous mass in the tail of the pancreas with multiple metastatic liver lesions and lymphadenopathy. Liver lesion biopsies were attempted and yielded necrotic debris with outlines of atypical cells that were positive for pancytokeratin (AE1/AE3). The […] Read more…

Case #6: Quarter 1, 2020

Figure 4. H&E stain

Clinical History A 58-year-old male with no past medical history presenting to the emergency department with 2-month history of increasingly severe generalized abdominal pain accompanied by intermittent “stabbing sensations” with or without eating. The patient states the pain is so severe he has been unable to sleep and over the past few weeks he has […] Read more…

Journal Watch October-December 2019

Happy New Year, Our latest Journal Watch has just been posted to the PBPS website http://pbpath.org/journal-watch/. Please share with your colleagues, fellows, and residents. Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Education Committee Read more…

Case #5: Quarter 4, 2019

Figure 2: H&E section of tumor, in relation to duodenum (original magnification 4X)

Clinical details: 74-year-old man was presented with jaundice, progressive anemia, dark urine, melena, and a reported weight loss of 10 kilograms in 2 weeks. His comorbidities included mild chronic renal failure, diverticulosis, and dyslipidemia. He was previously a smoker (20 cigs/day, stopped 35 years ago). On examination, his BMI was 26.1, Hb: 8.7 g/dl, bilirubin […] Read more…

USCAP 2020 Abstract Award

Dear Colleagues,   We are pleased to announce that the 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. Each abstract will be evaluated based on originality, scientific merit and presentation and the winner […] Read more…

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