A microscopic adenocarcinoma of the stomach with pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy in a 17-year-old male.

@article{Hara2005AMA,
  title={A microscopic adenocarcinoma of the stomach with pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy in a 17-year-old male.},
  author={Atsuko Hara and Masaaki Ichinoe and Taishi Ogawa and Hiroaki Shiraishi and Isao Okayasu},
  journal={Pathology, research and practice},
  year={2005},
  volume={201 6},
  pages={457-61}
}
Pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy (PTTM), characterized by widespread fibrocellular intimal proliferation of the small pulmonary arteries and arterioles in patients with metastatic carcinomas, has been reported in only few cases. In childhood, gastrointestinal tumors represent less than 5% of pediatric neoplasms, and carcinomas within this subgroup have been very rarely described, in particular those arising in the stomach. We report on a case of a microscopic gastric signet-ring cell… CONTINUE READING

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