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Esophagus
Carcinoma
Adenocarcinoma

Reviewer: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 20 May 2014, last major update June 2013
Copyright: (c) 2003-2014, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

See subtypes below: arising in ectopic gastric mucosa, gastroesophageal junction, intramucosal carcinoma

Definition
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Epidemiology
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Sites
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Pathophysiology
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Clinical features
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Diagnosis
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Radiology
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Prognostic factors
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Gross description
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Gross images
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Adenocarcinoma in Barrett esophagus

Polypoid tumor

Contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick

In Barrett metaplasia - contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick


Contributed by Dr. Elliot Weisenberg

Micro description
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Micro images
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Arising from Barrett epithelium:

Various images

Moderately differentiated

Metaplasia - contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick



Other:

Adenocarcinoma and neuroendocrine carcinoma collision tumor


Contributed by Dr. Elliot Weisenberg:

In lymphatics

Virtual slides
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Adenocarcinoma

Positive stains
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Negative stains
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Electron microscopy images
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Adenocarcinoma (site unspecified)

Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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Adenocarcinoma arising in ectopic gastric mucosa

Definition
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Epidemiology
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Sites
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Pathophysiology
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Etiology
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Clinical features
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Diagnosis
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Gross images
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Cervical esophagus tumor

Micro description
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Micro images
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Well differentiated adenocarcinoma

Positive stains
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Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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Adenocarcinoma of gastroesophageal junction

General
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Terminology
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Epidemiology
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Pathophysiology
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Clinical features
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Diagnosis
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Prognostic factors
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Gross images
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Various images

Micro description
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Micro images
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Adenocarcinoma of GEJ

Signet ring - contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick

Positive stains
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Molecular / cytogenetics description
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Differential diagnosis
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Intramucosal carcinoma of esophagus

General
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Terminology
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Clinical features
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Diagnosis
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Prognostic factors
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Treatment
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Intramucosal carcinoma

Various images

Suggestive of intramucosal carcinoma

Differential diagnosis
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End of Esophagus > Carcinoma > Adenocarcinoma


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