Carcinosarcoma of the colon. Report of a unique case with light and immunohistochemical studies.

@article{Weidner1986CarcinosarcomaOT,
  title={Carcinosarcoma of the colon. Report of a unique case with light and immunohistochemical studies.},
  author={Noel Weidner and Patricia J. Zekan},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1986},
  volume={58 5},
  pages={1126-30}
}
A unique case of carcinosarcoma of the colon is reported. The tumor invaded the bowel wall deeply, metastasized widely, resisted multi-agent chemotherapy, and caused the patient's death 4 years later. The tumor was composed of adenosquamous carcinoma admixed with sarcoma showing osseous, cartilaginous, and nonspecific spindle-cell differentiation. Although carcinoembryonic antigen appeared limited to carcinoma cells, cytokeratin immunoreactivity was observed in both carcinoma and sarcoma cells… CONTINUE READING

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