Intramucosal carcinoma

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Minor changes: 1 September 2020

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PubMed Search: Intramucosal carcinoma [title] pathology

Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
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Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Intramucosal carcinoma. website. Accessed May 15th, 2021.
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

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

Early gastric cancer

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Early gastric adenocarcinoma

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