Case Report
Copyright ©2012 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Gastroenterol. Aug 14, 2012; 18(30): 4064-4068
Published online Aug 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i30.4064
Figure 1
Figure 1 Retroflexed endoscopic view of the lesion in the gastric cardia. A: Ulcerated lesion; B: Two months later, the lesion changed its shape into an exophytic mass.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Macroscopic view of the resected specimen. A: An exophytic tumor located in the gastric cardia; B: Cross section of the tumor.
Figure 3
Figure 3 Representative microphotographs. A: Hematoxylin and eosin stain of the tumor (4 ×), a large part of the tumor comprised spindle cells producing lace-like osteoid; B: Tubular adenocarcinoma coexisting in the tumor. High-power view of tumor cells (40 ×) is shown in the insets.
Figure 4
Figure 4 Immunohistochemical staining of the tumor. A: Cytokeratin AE1/AE3 staining showing positive expression in the adenocarcinoma component but not in the sarcomatous component (4 ×); B: Vimentin demonstrating opposite staining pattern (4 ×).