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Gastric cardia adenocarcinoma Feb 17, 2009
Large gastric cardia adenocarcinoma, visualized as a hypoechoic, inhomogenous mass, at the gastro-esophageal junction, which appears to invade the left liver lobe (T4). The tumor is highly vascular after contrast-enhancement, with pulsatile intratumoral signal.
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Gastric cardia carcinoma Jan 23, 2005
Patient with a large cardia tumor, stenosing the gastroesophageal junction, confirmed on biopsies as a high-differentiated adenocarcinoma. Linear EUS allowed visualisation of the tumor (blue arrows) as a hypoechoic, inhomogenous mass, with a central hyperechoic area with posterior shadow determined by air. The tumor was invading the muscularis propria and serosa (T3 carcinoma).


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