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World J Gastroenterol. Jan 14, 2015; 21(2): 432-438
Published online Jan 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i2.432
Figure 1
Figure 1 Computed tomography. A: Frontal abdominal contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT); B: Transversal abdominal CT demonstrating a homogeneous, low-density and well-circumscribed, subserosal cystic mass on the lesser curvature of the gastric cardia.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Gross appearance of the resected specimen of proximal gastrectomy. A cyst measured 6.5 cm × 5 cm was embedded in the gastric muscular layer, and did not communicate with the gastric lumen.
Figure 3
Figure 3 Submucosal cystic lesion. Hematoxylin and eosin staining showing the cyst wall lined by pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium (A) and submucosal cystic wall with irregular longitudinal muscle bundles (B), magnification × 200.
Figure 4
Figure 4 Regular, double-stratified, circular and longitudinal smooth muscles of the cyst and well-developed muscle layers continuous with gastric smooth muscle bundles, cartilaginous tissue, seromucous gland, or gastric epithelium were not identified. Hematoxylin and eosin staining (magnification × 200).
Figure 5
Figure 5 Squamous metaplasia tendency of the pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium. Hematoxylin and eosin staining (magnification × 200).