Gastric adenocarcinoma (diffuse Signet ring type)



46 year old woman with vague abdominal discomfort and 10 pound weight loss over last 6 months. Image reveals

numerous discohesive malignant cells with signet-ring morphology. The term linitis plastica is applied to this tumor.


Contributed by: Drs. James Carlsten and Murray Resnick


1 minute clinical correlation

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