Caecal adenocarcinoma with rhabdoid phenotype: An immunohistochemical and ultrastructural analysis

@article{Chetty1993CaecalAW,
  title={Caecal adenocarcinoma with rhabdoid phenotype: An immunohistochemical and ultrastructural analysis},
  author={Runjan Chetty and Prithi S. Bhathal},
  journal={Virchows Archiv A},
  year={1993},
  volume={422},
  pages={179-182}
}
A polypoid caecal adenocarcinoma in a 72-year-old female was found microscopically to be composed mainly of rhabdoid cells. Deposits in the liver and lymph nodes had a similar histological appearance to the primary tumour. The rhabdoid cells were typified by abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm, eccentric nuclei and prominent nucleoli. The differential diagnosis included rhabdomyosarcoma, metaplastic carcinoma (carcinoma with sarcomatoid dedifferentiation), carcinosarcoma and extra-renal rhabdoid… CONTINUE READING

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