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Intramucosal carcinoma

Reviewers: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 12 October 2012, last major update August 2012
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● Limited to mucosa, regardless of nodal metastases
● 5% have nodal metastases
● More common in Japan (34%) due to aggressive screening
● 5 year survival is 80-95%, even with nodal metastases

Micro images

Early gastric adenocarcinoma

End of Stomach > Carcinoma > Intramucosal carcinoma

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