signet-ring cell


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signet-ring cell

A vacuolated cell with the nucleus off center. Mucus-secreting adenocarcinomas usually contain these cells.
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The abundant extracellular mucin is characteristic of mucinous adenocarcinoma, which may have a predominance of signet-ring cells and/or other patterns of admixed mucinous carcinoma (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification X100).
The signet-ring cells were negative for synaptophysin, chromogranin A, and CD57 (PGP9.5).
Signet-ring cell cancers also have a lower incidence of lymph node metastasis and a more favorable prognosis than other undifferentiated cancers [35, 36].
Terada, "An immunohistochemical study of primary signet-ring cell carcinoma of the stomach and colorectum: III.
Suthiwartnarueput, "Primary perianal paget's disease with focal adenocarcinoma, signet-ring cell differentiation and unusual immunohistochemical expression: a case report," Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand, vol.
Therefore, extended right hemicolectomy with total omentectomy and partial peritonectomy was performed, and pathologic analysis of the surgical specimens confirmed the diagnosis of poorly differentiated signet-ring cell adenocarcinoma at the hepatic flexure with penetration to the serosal surface (Figure 1).
Szendroi, "Signet-ring cell carcinoma arising from the urinary bladder," The Canadian Journal of Urology, vol.
On postoperative day 2, the surgical lung biopsy demonstrated signet-ring cell pulmonary tumor embolism and lymphangitic carcinomatosis.
Surgical pathology revealed metastatic mucinous adenocarcinoma, signet-ring cell variant (Fig.
Signet-ring cell carcinomas account for up to 15% of all gastric cancers and typically cause scirrhous infiltration of the gastric wall (linitis plastica).
(12) This was a case of intestinal mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma with signet-ring cell morphology in a 59-year-old Japanese man.
(7) Bittorf B., Merkel S., Matzel K., Wein A., Dimmler A and Hohenberger W., Primary signet-ring cell carcinoma of the colorectum.