Colon tumor
Squamous cell carcinoma

Topic Completed: 1 June 2015

Revised: 28 June 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Squamous cell carcinoma [title] colon

Raul S. Gonzalez, M.D.
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Cite this page: Gonzalez R. Squamous cell carcinoma. website. Accessed September 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
Clinical features
Prognostic factors
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Rectal squamous cell carcinoma

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Similar to squamous cell carcinoma in other organs (polygonal eosinophilic cells with intercellular bridges and keratin formation)
  • Can be poorly differentiated
  • May be basaloid or acantholytic
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Acantholytic SCC of cecum

Tumor cecum mucosa boundary

Positive stains
Differential diagnosis
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