Cite this page: Colloid carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/ampullacolloid.html. Accessed October 28th, 2016.
Definition / General
- Usually associated with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm or tubular/tubulovillous adenoma (Am J Surg Pathol 2002;26:56)
- Similar prognosis to other periampullary adenocarcinomas (in above study)
- Predominantly mucin lakes with floating malignant epithelial cells and minimal conventional adenocarcinoma
- May contain signet ring cells