Stomach
Stromal / other tumors
Choriocarcinoma

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

Revised: 15 November 2016, last major update July 2012

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PubMed Search: gastric choriocarcinoma
Cite this page: Choriocarcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stomachchoriocarcinoma.html. Accessed December 7th, 2016.
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
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Special stains:

CK AE1/AE3

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CAM 5.2

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Positive Stains