• Biology, Medicine
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    Nepal Medical College journal…
    2011

Signet ring cell carcinoma of the gallbladder: a case report.

@article{Pudasainin2011SignetRC,
  title={Signet ring cell carcinoma of the gallbladder: a case report.},
  author={S Pudasainin and Nuwadatta Subedi and K B R Prasad and Shyam Kumar Rauniyar and Swapan Kumar Bhattacharya and Roshan Koirala and Shekhar Koirala and Aashrayata Aryal and Arina Shrestha},
  journal={Nepal Medical College journal : NMCJ},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={
          308-10
        }
}
Carcinoma of the gall bladder is the most common biliary tract tumor with higher incidence in females and increasing age. The risk is significantly higher in cholelithiasis. Signet ring cell carcinoma is a rare form of mucinous adenocarcinoma and has a worse prognosis. Early diagnosis is rare. We report a case of signet ring cell carcinoma of the gall bladder in a 70 years old female patient. The gross finding was yellowish white mass measuring 4 x 3.5 cm on cut surface of the gall bladder… CONTINUE READING

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