Immunohistochemical Study of Esophageal Carcinomas Other Than Squamous Cell Carcinoma

  • Yoshihisa Morisaki
  • Shingo Shima
  • Yutaka Yoshizumi
  • Yoshiaki Sugiura
  • Susumu Tanaka
Conference paper


It was previously thought that esophageal carcinomas other than squamous cell carcinoma were very rare; for example, Suzuki and Nagayo found 256 (2.1%) of 11,932 resected cases and 360 (7.2%) of 4995 autopsied cases of the esophagus [1]. However, recently some authors have indicated that these tumors were not so rare [2, 3]. We found 29 cases (12.7%) of these carcinomas among 229 resected cases of esophageal carcinoma from 1978 to 1991, we interested the histological origins of the 29 cases (12.7%) of non-squamous cell carcinoma. These tumors were immunohistochemically stained for the purpose of determination of their histological origin and/or differentiation.


Squamous Cell Carcinoma Esophageal Carcinoma Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma Adenosquamous Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshihisa Morisaki
  • Shingo Shima
  • Yutaka Yoshizumi
  • Yoshiaki Sugiura
  • Susumu Tanaka
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  1. 1.Department of Surgery IINational Defense Medical CollegeTokorozawa, Saitama, 359Japan

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