Intramucosal carcinoma

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.

Revised: 23 July 2018, last major update August 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Intramucosal carcinoma [title] pathology
Cite this page: Weisenberg, E. Intramucosal carcinoma. website. Accessed December 11th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • 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
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Contributed by Andrey Bychkov, M.D., Ph.D.

Early gastric cancer

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Early gastric adenocarcinoma