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Case 472 - Discussion

Uploaded: 2011-02-10, Updated: 2011-02-10


Poorly Differentiated Esophageal Adenocarcinoma

  • This poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma shows discohesive round tumor cells which may mimic lymphoma, particularly diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and extramedullary plasma cell myeloma. However, there is focally glandular formation which indicates the adenocarcinoma nature of this lesion.