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Adenosquamous carcinoma of the ileum

Report of a case and review of the literature

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Adenosquamous carcinomas of the intestine are rare tumours, especially those occuring in the small bowel. We report the first case of a metastasizing adenosquamous carcinoma of the ileum in a 74 year old male. The tumour mainly consisted of squamous cells, many of which reacted with antikeratin antibody. A review of the pertinent literature is given.

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Griesser, G.H., Schumacher, U., Elfeldt, R. et al. Adenosquamous carcinoma of the ileum. Vichows Archiv A Pathol Anat 406, 483–487 (1985). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00710239

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Key words

  • Adenosquamous carcinoma
  • Ileum
  • Antikeratin antibody