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Abstract

Gastric carcinosarcoma with rhabdomyosarcomatous differentiation is a rare tumor. Herein, we report the case of a 34-year-old man with a history of dysphagia, upper abdominal fullness, and poor appetite. Endoscopic findings showed a large friable mass that originated from the gastric cardia and lesser curvature of the high body. Consequently, radical total gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y esophagojejunostomy was performed. Histopathological analysis of the resected specimen revealed that the mass had invaded the serosa without regional lymph node metastasis; moreover, the tumor was positive for desmin and myogenin. Finally, we conclude this report with literature review and discussion.

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Gastric tumor gastric carcinosarcoma rhabdomyosarcomatous

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Shih, H.-Y., Lin, C.-P., & Tai, F.-C. (2020). Gastric carcinosarcoma with rhabdomyosarcomatous differentiation: a case report and literature review. Journal of Gastric Surgery, 3(1), 130-134. https://doi.org/10.36159/jgs.v2i4.64

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