Ampulla of Vater
Carcinoma
Colloid carcinoma


Topic Completed: 1 December 2012

Revised: 11 January 2019

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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)
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Predominantly mucin lakes with floating malignant epithelial cells and minimal conventional adenocarcinoma
  • May contain signet ring cells
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