Primary gastric adenocarcinoma with yolk sac differentiation


Authors: Z. Diviš 1;  O. Lukáš 1;  J. Laco 2;  M. Kopáčová 3
Authors‘ workplace: Interní oddělení, Nemocnice Pardubického kraje, a.  s., Chrudim 1;  Fingerlandův ústav patologie, LF UK a FN Hradec Králové 2;  II. interní gastroenterologická klinika LF UK a FN Hradec Králové 3
Published in: Gastroent Hepatol 2016; 70(4): 319-324
Category: Gastrointestinal Oncology: Case Report
doi: 10.14735/amgh2016319

Overview

We present the case of a 41-year-old patient who was brought to our hospital because of suspected bleeding into the upper part of gastrointestinal tract. Gastroscopy found an ulcerated infiltration at the posterior wall of the subcardial stomach. Histological analysis showed the presence of an adenocarcinoma of the stomach with yolk sac differentiation, which is a rare type of malignant tumor with a poor prognosis that has usually metastasized to secondary sites such as the liver at the time of diagnosis.

Key words:
stomach – adenocarcinoma – yolk sac tumor

The authors declare they have no potential conflicts of interest concerning drugs, products, or services used in the study.

The Editorial Board declares that the manuscript met the ICMJE „uniform requirements“ for biomedical papers.

Submitted:
13. 3. 2016

Accepted:
18. 5. 2016


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