Intramucosal carcinoma

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

Revised: 9 December 2016, last major update August 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: intramucosal carcinoma stomach
Cite this page: Intramucosal carcinoma. website. Accessed June 17th, 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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