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South African Journal of Surgery

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S. Afr. j. surg. vol.46 n.3 Cape Town Aug. 2008

 

CASE REPORT

 

Acinar cell carcinoma - a rare tumour of the pancreas

 

 

Michael KlipinI; Anna SparacoII; Jones Omoshoro-JonesIII; Martin Derek SmithIV

IB.SC.(HONS), M.B. B.CH., F.C.S. (S.A.); Hepatobiliary Unit, Department of Surgery, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
IIM.B. B.CH., B.SC. (HONS), M.R.C.S. (ENGL.), F.C.S. (S.A.); Hepatobiliary Unit, Department of Surgery, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
IIIM.D., F.C.S. (S.A.); Hepatobiliary Unit, Department of Surgery, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
IVM.B. B.CH., F.C.S. (S.A.); Hepatobiliary Unit, Department of Surgery, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

 

 

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