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Korean Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2006;33(6): 357-360.
외성장 양상의 위편평세포암
서울대학교 의과대학 내과학교실, 간연구소
A Case of Exophytic Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Stomach
Jeong-Hoon Lee, M.D., Ki Young Yang, M.D., Bo Hyun Kim, M.D., Seong Joon Koh, M.D., Hae Yeon Kang, M.D., Bhumsuk Keam, M.D., Sang Gyun Kim, M.D., Joo Sung Kim, M.D., Hyun Chae Jung, M.D. and In Sung Song, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine and Liver Research Institute, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Squamous cell carcinoma of the stomach has been reported to occur at a younger age and have a worse prognosis than gastric adenocarcinoma. Even though squamous cell carcinoma of the stomach has several different clinical characteristics, it is difficult to distinguish it from gastric adenocarcinoma by radiological or endoscopical methods without a histopathological confirmation. Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the stomach is a rare type of cancer. To date, only six cases have been reported in Korea. Gastric cancer seldom grows exophytically and there are no reports of squamous cell carcinoma of the stomach with exophytic growth in Korea. We report a case of pure squamous cell gastric cancer with exophytic growth with a brief review of the relevant literature. (Korean J Gastrointest Endosc 2006;33:357⁣360)
Key Words: Squamous cell carcinoma, Gastric cancer, Exophytic growth
주요어: 편평세포암, 위암, 외성장
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