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WHO Classification of Tumours
Adenocarcinoma, intestinal type
Nasal cavity and Sinuses


A variant of adenocarcinoma arising from epithelium which has undergone intestinal metaplasia. It is histologically characterized by neoplastic tubular glands or papillary structures lined predominantly by cells with an intestinal phenotype, namely goblet cells or colonic-type epithelium or both, with or without a variable number of endocrine and Paneth cells
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Hamilton SR, Aaltonen LA (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Digestive System.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2000