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Gallbladder

Malignant gallbladder tumors

Squamous cell carcinoma


Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 February 2013, last major update September 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Typically diagnosed late, and have poor prognosis (Cir Esp 2007;81:202)

Gross images
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Tumor encasing gallstones and invading liver

Micro description
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● Cords, islands, sheets of malignant squamous cells separated by dense fibrous stroma
● Anaplastic to well-differentiated, keratinizing tumors

Micro images
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Squamous cell carcinoma

End of Gallbladder > Malignant gallbladder tumors > Squamous cell carcinoma


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