Amphichrine carcinoma

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

Revised: 9 December 2016, last major update August 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: amphicrine gastric carcinoma
Cite this page: Amphicrine carcinoma. website. Accessed October 18th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Rare; mixed neuroendocrine and nonneuroendocrine carcinoma
  • Cells have dual differentiation, with mucus and neuroendocrine granules in cytoplasm of same cells
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Figure 1: neuroendocrine component in solid nests, trabeculae, ribbons
Figure 2: poorly differentiated gastric signet ring cell carcinoma
Figure 3: some signet ring cells showed distinct granular immunoreactivity for chromogranin