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signet ring cells

Wednesday 12 November 2003

Etiology

- signet ring cell change

- signet ring cell tumors

Images

- digestive mucosal injury leads to slough of benign mucinous cells. Beware of signet ring cell change in benign polyps, stomach, and pseudomembranous colitis

See also

- signet ring-like cell / signet ring-like cells

References

- Sung CO, Seo JW, Kim KM, Do IG, Kim SW, Park CK. Clinical significance of signet-ring cells in colorectal mucinous adenocarcinoma. Mod Pathol. 2008 Oct 10. PMID: 18849918

- Wang K, Weinrach D, Lal A, Musunuri S, Ramirez J, Ozer O, Keh P, Rao MS. Signet-ring cell change versus signet-ring cell carcinoma: a comparative analysis. Am J Surg Pathol. 2003 Nov;27(11):1429-33.
PMID: 14576475