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Malignant gallbladder tumors

Mucinous tumors

Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 15 February 2013, last major update September 2012
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● Very uncommon

Case reports

● 83 year old Japanese man with mucinous tumor and separate nodule of anaplastic carcinoma (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1999;123:1280)

Gross images

Mucinous tumor with separate tumor nodule of anaplastic carcinoma

Poorly differentiated mucinous adenocarcinoma invading liver

Micro images

Columnar epithelium producing abundant mucin

End of Gallbladder > Malignant gallbladder tumors > Mucinous tumors

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