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Case Reports in Pathology
Volume 2013, Article ID 192458, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/192458
Case Report

Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Intrapancreatic Common Bile Duct: Immunohistochemical Profile, Prognosis, and Review of the Literature

1Department of Pathology, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
2Department of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL 33331, USA
3Department of Radiology, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
4Department of Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
5University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1611 NW 12th Avenue, Holtz Center, Room 2042 E, Miami, FL 33136, USA

Received 6 September 2013; Accepted 10 October 2013

Academic Editors: D. Cao, A. Handra-Luca, M. Marino, and I. Meattini

Copyright © 2013 Adrienne E. Moul et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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