Colon tumor
Carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma

Author: Raul Gonzalez M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 3 January 2017, last major update June 2015

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Definition / general
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Rectal squamous cell carcinoma on colonoscopy

Gross images

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Rectal squamous cell carcinoma

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Similar to squamous cell carcinoma in other organs (polygonal eosinophilic cells with intercellular bridges and keratin formation)
  • Can be poorly differentiated
  • May be basaloid or acantholytic
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Acantholytic SCC of cecum

Tumor cecum mucosa boundary

Poorly differentiated rectal SCC

Positive stains
Differential diagnosis