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Stomach

Stromal / other tumors

Choriocarcinoma


Reviewers: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 9 October 2012, last major update July 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● 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
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● 36 year old woman (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2001;125:1601)
● 45 and 62 year old men (Cancer Res Treat 2008;40:145)

Micro images
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Various images

Positive stains
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● AE1-AE3, polyclonal CEA; focal B72.3, EMA, hCG (Am J Surg Pathol 1981;5:333)

End of Stomach > Stromal / other tumors > Choriocarcinoma


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