Anus & perianal area


WHO classification

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Raul S. Gonzalez, M.D.

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Raul S. Gonzalez, M.D.
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Definition / general | WHO (2019)
Cite this page: Gonzalez RS. WHO classification. website. Accessed December 9th, 2022.
Definition / general
  • WHO classification of tumors of the anal canal
  • Currently on 5th edition, published in 2019
  • Based on histologic appearance, not molecular characteristics
WHO (2019)

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