Perivascular epithelioid cell neoplasm
PEComas have been reported in the pancreas
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. These well-vascularized neoplasms are composed of large, clear, epithelioid smooth-muscle cells. They variably express HMB45 and smooth muscle actin, but not keratins
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International Agency for Research on Cancer: Lyon 2010