Stomach
Carcinoma
Choriocarcinoma

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

Revised: 9 November 2018, last major update July 2012

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PubMed Search: gastric choriocarcinoma
Cite this page: Weisenberg, E. Choriocarcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stomachchoriocarcinoma.html. Accessed November 18th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Very rare as stomach primary
  • Presents with GI bleeding and gastric mass
  • May be pure, accompany adenocarcinoma or be associated with nontrophoblastic gonadal tissue
  • Aggressive, mean survival less than 1 year whether treated or untreated
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Case of the Week #408:

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Liver biopsy:

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Special stains:

CK AE1/AE3

CK7

CAM 5.2

CDX2

CK20


hCG (left-lung; right-liver)

PLAP



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Various images

Positive stains