gastroblastoma

gastroblastoma

An extremely rare biphasic (epithelial-mesenchymal) tumour of young adults.
 
DiffDx
Carcinosarcoma/sarcomatoid carcinoma, synovial sarcoma, teratoma, myoepithelioma of skin/salivary gland, adenoleiomyosarcoma.

Prognosis
Uncertain.
References in periodicals archive ?
In the last few years, a recently described neoplasm designated as gastroblastoma has emerged.
The Table lists the immunohistochemical findings of the current case as well as those of the previously reported cases of gastroblastoma.
Gastroblastoma has been compared to other blastomas, such as pleuropulmonary blastoma, hepatoblastoma, and nephroblastoma.
Diagnosing gastroblastoma on a biopsy specimen is probably impossible, because of its different histologic features.
In summary, gastroblastoma is a recently described, biphasic neoplasm of the stomach.