Pathology of Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus and the Gastroesophageal Junction

  • W. Gössner
Conference paper


Primary adenocarcinoma of the esophagus may in principle originate from submucosal esophageal glands, dystopic islands of gastric mucosa, persistent embryonal islands of the columnar epithelium, or in the setting of a Barrett’s esophagus (Ming 1985; Enterline and Thompson 1984).


Intestinal Metaplasia Gastroesophageal Junction Signet Ring Cell Gastric Cardia Adenosquamous Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Gössner
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  1. 1.Institute of General Pathology and Pathologic AnatomyTechnical University of MunichMunichFederal Republic of Germany

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