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adenomatoid hyperplasia of enterochromaffin-like cells

Friday 27 December 2013

Definition: Defined as compact collections of 5 or more ECL micronodules, lying close to each other, in the deep lamina propria. No more than 150 microns in maximum size.

See also

- hyperplasia of enterochromaffin-like cells

  • diffuse hyperplasia of enterochromaffin-like cells
  • linear hyperplasia of enterochromaffin-like cells
  • micronodular hyperplasia of enterochromaffin-like cells
  • adenomatoid hyperplasia of enterochromaffin-like cells

Reference

- Hyperplastic, dysplastic, and neoplastic enterochromaffin-like-cell proliferations of the gastric mucosa. Classification and histogenesis. Solcia E, Fiocca R, Villani L, Luinetti O, Capella C. Am J Surg Pathol. 1995;19 Suppl 1:S1-7. Review. PMID: #7762735#