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What does PDEC stand for?

PDEC stands for Poorly Differentiated Endocrine Carcinoma (tumor)

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World Health Organization Classification of Pancreatic Endocrine Neoplasms (a) Well-Differentiated Endocrine Tumor Confined to the Pancreas Benign behavior No angioinvasion No perineural invasion <2 cm in size <2 mitoses/10 HPFs <2% Ki-67 Uncertain behavior Angioinvasion and/or Perineural invasion and/or [greater than or equal to] 2cm in size and/or 2-10 mitoses/10 HPFs and/or [greater than or equal to] 2% Ki-67 Well-Differentiated Endocrine Carcinoma Low-grade malignancy Gross local invasion and/or metastases Poorly Differentiated Endocrine Carcinoma High-grade malignancy >10 mitoses/10 HPFs Abbreviation: HPFs, high-power fields.
Entities such as undifferentiated carcinoma with osteoclastic-like giant cells, (31) lymphoepithelial cyst, (32) medullary carcinoma, (33) oncocytic carcinoma, intraductal tubular carcinoma, (34) poorly differentiated endocrine carcinoma, (1) and mesenchymal neoplasms are not listed.