Stomach
Carcinoma
Adenosquamous carcinoma

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 9 December 2016, last major update August 2012

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Definition / general
  • Rare; neoplastic squamous component at least 25% of tumor
  • Generally poor prognosis
  • Behavior determined by glandular component
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • By definition, neoplastic squamous component at least 25% of tumor
  • Generally transitional zone between squamous and glandular component
  • Lymphovascular invasion common
Microscopic (histologic) images

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CD44 - figure 1B

Positive stains