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Primary adenosquamous carcinoma of the stomach

Suguna Venugopal Belur, Hemalata Mahantappa.

Abstract
Adenosqamous carcinoma of the stomach is a rare subtype, accounting for less than 0.4 % of cases of gastric cancer. It is aggressive and tends to be present in advanced stages with a worse prognosis than typical gastric adenocarcinoma. This case is interesting because of its rarity and histogenesis. Based on the fact that clinically and endoscopically, it resembles intestinal-type adenocarcinoma, histopathology is required to make definitive diagnosis. Presented here is a case report of a 70-year-old male that presented with the features of gastric outlet obstruction. Distal gastrectomy with D1duodenectomy showed adenosquamous carcinoma at the distal end of the stomach with metastatic deposits in 4/6 perigastric lymphnodes. With immunohistochemistry, the squamous component demonstrated CK5/6 positivity and the adenocarinoma component was positive for CK7.

Key words: Adenosquamous carcinoma, stomach


 
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Belur SV, Mahantappa H. Primary adenosquamous carcinoma of the stomach. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2017; 6(4): 217-220. doi:10.5455/aces.20161017105643


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Belur, Suguna Venugopal, and Hemalata Mahantappa. "Primary adenosquamous carcinoma of the stomach." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 6 (2017), 217-220. doi:10.5455/aces.20161017105643



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Belur, Suguna Venugopal, and Hemalata Mahantappa. "Primary adenosquamous carcinoma of the stomach." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 6.4 (2017), 217-220. Print. doi:10.5455/aces.20161017105643



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Belur, S. V. & Mahantappa, H. (2017) Primary adenosquamous carcinoma of the stomach. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES), 6 (4), 217-220. doi:10.5455/aces.20161017105643





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