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Histocytologic Criteria for Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Situ of the Esophagus

  • Carlos A. Rubio

Abstract

Squamous cell carcinoma has been regarded for many years to be the most common malignant tumor of the esophagus in Western [1] and Asian [2] countries. Studies have shown, however, that the time trend incidence of esophageal carcinoma is subjected to geographical variation [3]. In fact, the incidence of esophageal carcinoma has increased in some countries, has remained stable in others, and has decreased in yet others [3].

Keywords

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Esophageal Carcinoma Nuclear Polarity Basal Cell Layer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos A. Rubio
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  1. 1.Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Research LaboratoryKarolinska InstituteStockholmSweden

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