Gastric carcinoma with osteoclast-like giant cells

  title={Gastric carcinoma with osteoclast-like giant cells},
  author={Dmitry Y Baschinsky and Wendy L. Frankel and Theodore H Niemann},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
Extraskeletal neoplasms with osteoclast-like giant cells are uncommon. These tumors are most frequently reported in the breast and pancreas, and are relatively rare in other sites. We report a case of primary gastric adenocarcinoma with an infiltrate of osteoclast-like giant cells. The patient is a 64-yr-old black woman who presented with epigastric pain and was found to have a mass in the gastric antrum. Histological examination showed a poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma with an infiltrate… CONTINUE READING