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IP Journal of Diagnostic Pathology and Oncology

Spectrum of histopathological evaluation of neoplastic lesions of gastrointestinal tract- A 3 years retrospective study

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Author Details : Shilpa K., Florence Nightingale K.*, Pavani K., Suresh K.

Volume : 3, Issue : 4, Year : 2018

Article Page : 281-285

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Introduction: Gastrointestinal tract is the common site of cancer in both men & women throughout the world. Gastrointestinal cancer causes high mortality& morbidity. Diagnosis of these lesions requires endoscopy followed by biopsy as they have high index of suspicion. Current study aimed to study the incidence of various histological patterns of benign & malignant gastrointestinal tumors.
Methods: A retrospective study of histopathological reports of all neoplastic lesions of the gastro intestinal tract of 3 years study period specimens received in the department of pathology.
Results: A total of 63 cases were included in this study. Out of which malignant lesions were 52 and benign lesions were 11.The most common malignant lesion of the GIT is Adenocarcinoma.
Conclusion: The most common region involving neoplasm is the colorectal region. The neoplasms are most common in males than in females. The most common age group affected by GIT neoplasms is 41-60 Years.

Keywords: Adenocarcinoma, Squamous cell carcinoma, Villous adenoma, Adenomatous polyp.

Doi : 10.18231/2581-3706.2018.0057

How to cite : Shilpa K., Florence Nightingale K., Pavani K., Suresh K., Spectrum of histopathological evaluation of neoplastic lesions of gastrointestinal tract- A 3 years retrospective study. IP J Diagn Pathol Oncol 2018;3(4):281-285

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