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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 56  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 416-418

Primary gastric adenosquamous carcinoma in an Indian male


1 Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Histopathology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Anil Arora
Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi - 110 060
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DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.125357

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Adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC) of the stomach is a very rare tumor comprising less than 0.5% of all stomach malignancies. Here, we report a case of a 37-year-old male, who presented with upper gastrointestinal bleeding in the form of hematemesis and malena. A subtotal gastrectomy was done in view of massive uncontrolled bleed. Histology showed evidence of ASC of the body and antrum with metastasis to the liver, perigastric lymph nodes and peritoneal and pleural cavity.


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