Pathology
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Histo (high power) - There are single and small clusters of relatively small uniform cells percolating between the bundles of smooth muscle cells. These are the tumour cells of diffuse type gastric adenocarcinoma (Lauren classification); unlike their 'intestinal' counterpart, there is minimal glands formation. In many cases these cells still produce mucin and may contain intracytoplasmic mucin vacuoles (true 'signet ring' carcinoma).
Modality: Pathology

- “ This is a case of diffuse gastric adenocarcinoma (Lauren classification) presenting surgically as 'linitis plastica' (leather bottle stomach). Mic...”

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