Squamous cell carcinoma

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

Revised: 13 December 2016, last major update September 2012

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

PubMed Search: stomach squamous cell carcinoma
Cite this page: Squamous cell carcinoma. website. Accessed November 18th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • By definition, must be surrounded on all sides by gastric mucosa; otherwise may be esophageal carcinoma with gastric extension
  • Usually have small glandular component if searched for
  • Mucoepidermoid carcinoma: very rare
  • Undifferentiated carcinoma: very rare
  • Endodermal sinus tumor: very rare
  • Embryonal carcinoma: very rare
Case reports