PREVALENCE OF GALL BLADDER SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA IN NORTH WEST RAJASTHAN: A FIVE YEAR RETROSPECTIVE STUDY AT OUR INSTITUTE.
Keywords:Squamous cell carcinoma, Adenocarcinoma, Gall Bladder
Background: Gallbladder cancer is the most common malignant tumor of the biliary tract. The majority of cases are adenocarcinoma (AC). Pure squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of gallbladder accounts only 3% of the malignant neoplasm of this organ.
Methods: The medical records of all the patients who underwent cholecystectomy and specimen sent to the Pathology Department of Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner, in last five years were retrospectively analysed.
Results: Out of total 1375 patients, 40 patients had gall bladder tumors and 1 (2.5%) patient had histological evidence of squamous cell carcinoma of gall bladder. The patient was 43 year old female. cholecystectomy was performed.
Conclusion: Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is rare tumour of gall bladder.
Keywords: Squamous cell carcinoma, Adenocarcinoma, Gall Bladder
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