Gastrointestinal pathology: Small intestine: Lymphangitis carcinomatosa

01 September 2011
Presented by Simon Cross


Lymphangitis carcinomatosa


A 1936 autopsy specimen from a 37 year old children's nurse admitted for painful swellings of the neck and loss of weight. The condition was recognised as due to metastasis from a palpable carcinoma of the stomach, from which she died six months later.


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