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Colon tumor

Carcinoma

Papillary adenocarcinoma of colon


Reviewers: Charanjeet Singh, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 25 February 2012, last major update January 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Not in WHO classification; may not be a distinct histologic variant
● 7% incidence in 2006 study (Zhonghua Nei Ke Za Zhi 2006;45:9)

Case reports
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● 59 year old woman with tumor containing psammoma bodies (Jpn J Clin Oncol 1997;27:193)
● 71 year old man with tumor containing Paneth cells (Histopathology 1979;3:489)

Micro description
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● Arise in polyps, have distinct invasive papillary component

Negative stains
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● p53, p27 (limited number of cases)

Additional references
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Hum Pathol 2002;33:372

End of Colon tumor > Carcinoma > Papillary adenocarcinoma of colon


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