Small bowel (small intestine)
Miscellaneous
Features to report for tumors


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Revised: 15 March 2019

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Definition / general
  • Tumor location
  • Histologic type
  • Histologic grade if relevant (well differentiated: > 95% glands; moderately: 50 - 95% glands; poorly: 5 - 49% glands; undifferentiated: < 5% glands)
  • Tumor size
  • Extent / depth of invasion
  • Margin involvement (proximal, distal, radial [soft tissue closest to deepest tumor penetration]) and distance of tumor to margin
  • Invasion of other structures
  • Obstruction, perforation, ulceration, proximal dilation
  • Nuclear grade, presence of necrosis
  • Angiolymphatic invasion
  • Other pathologic findings (polyps, Crohn's disease, celiac disease)
  • Nodal involvement (number involved, number identified)
  • Results of special studies

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