Adenosquamous Carcinoma of the Stomach: Histogenetic and Ultrastructural Studies

Masaki Mori, Toshiro Fukuda, Munetomo Enjoji

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Adenosquamous carcinoma of the stomach in a 45-yr-old Japanese woman was studied ultrastructurally and light microscopically. The tumor consisted of combined areas of poorly and moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, with keratinization. Noteworthy was the demonstration of individual cells containing both tonof fibrils and mucous vacuoles. The frequencies of this type of tumor in early and advanced gastric carcinomas are given attention and the pathogenesis is discussed with respect to our own observations and to data in the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1078-1082
Number of pages5
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology


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