A gastric carcinosarcoma with neuroendocrine cell differentiation and undifferentiated spindle-shaped sarcoma component possibly progressing from the conventional tubular adenocarcinoma; an immunohistochemical and ultrastructural study

@article{Yamazaki2002AGC,
  title={A gastric carcinosarcoma with neuroendocrine cell differentiation and undifferentiated spindle-shaped sarcoma component possibly progressing from the conventional tubular adenocarcinoma; an immunohistochemical and ultrastructural study},
  author={Kazuto Yamazaki},
  journal={Virchows Archiv},
  year={2002},
  volume={442},
  pages={77-81}
}
A 56-year-old Japanese man underwent total gastrectomy with lymph-node dissection for a gastric tumor. In the oral rim of the excised large ulcerated tumor, a small nodular mass demonstrated a unique histology of a carcinosarcoma composed of more than three distinctive components. A major part of the large ulcerated tumor tissue consisted of conventional tubular adenocarcinoma, with the coincidental focal distribution of solid cell nests of poorly differentiated or neuroendocrine cell (small… CONTINUE READING
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