Histology Course A II 4 Department of Pathology, University of Zurich Histology Course

A II 4 mucinous adenocarcinoma of the colon PAS further information (German) on HiPaKu 
  ICD-10: C18.9; ICD-O: 8480/3
 
   
Female, 62 y., irregularities of bowels, blood in stool. hemicolectomy
 
- tumor invasion of the muscularis propria
- irregular, atypical glands
- irregular foci of PAS-positive, extracellular masses of mucin in submucosa and muscularis propria
- groups of tumor cells are floating within mucin pools
 
adjacent normal colonic mucosa
 
samples to compare: A III 10, A IV 51