Signet ring cell infiltration in tubular adenoma of ascending colon

L. Uriev, Igor Maslovsky, S. Sapojnikov, B. Yoffe

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Abstract

We present a case of signet ring cell infiltration in an adenomatous polyp of the ascending colon and review the literature. The patient had undergone resection of a mucin-producing adenocarcinoma of the proximal sigmoid colon seven months before the findings were reported. We presume that the signet ring cell aggregates are of metastatic origin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)707-712
Number of pages6
JournalPathology Research and Practice
Volume200
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - 15 Dec 2004
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Adenomatous polyp
  • Colon
  • Signet ring cells
  • Tubular adenoma
  • Tumor-to-tumor metastasis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Cell Biology

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