Question by  comalua (27)

What is intramucosal adenocarcinoma?

Sound like a type of cancer.


Answer by  QueedlyMcShane (205)

We are talking about a cancer. "Adenocarcinoma" is a dangerous tumor that starts growing in an organ's glandular tissue. The word "intramucosal" means that something is actually occurring within a mucous membrane. This particular cancer will show up in the esophagus or the anal canal.


Answer by  benjiross (993)

Adenocarcinoma is indeed a type of cancer of glandular cells like whose in the salivary gland or lung or gut etc. Intramucosal means that it is still inside the mucosa.


Answer by  Jakey98 (222)

It is a type of cancer. It is a carcinoma, which is a type of cancerous cell, that is affecting the adrenal glands and operating between the mucosal membranes of the body. This can be very serious, and needs to be treated right away so that it doesn't get worse.


Answer by  michelle5349 (34)

Cancer that begins in cells that line certain internal organs and that have gland-like (secretory) properties. Normally situated in or entering a mucous membrane.


Answer by  Anonymous

Intramucosal is lateral extension that may refer to lamina propria, basement membrane, or surface epithelium. Adenocarcinoma is invasive cancer. Usually intramucosal adenocarcinoma is histology of esophageal cancer.

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