Squamous/Adenosquamous Carcinoma, Gallbladder



Squamous/Adenosquamous Carcinoma, Gallbladder


Joseph Misdraji, MD









Paraffin section of a primary squamous cell carcinoma of the gallbladder shows islands of malignant squamous cells with keratinization image.






Paraffin section of an adenosquamous carcinoma of the gallbladder shows the squamous cell component image adjacent to a malignant gland image.


TERMINOLOGY


Definitions



  • Squamous cell carcinoma of gallbladder is rare variant of gallbladder cancer with only squamous differentiation


  • Adenosquamous carcinoma of gallbladder is uncommon variant of gallbladder cancer with both glandular and squamous differentiation


ETIOLOGY/PATHOGENESIS


Neoplastic

Jul 7, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Squamous/Adenosquamous Carcinoma, Gallbladder
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