logo logo
Search: Organ site Search: Tumor / Syndrome
WHO Classification of Tumours
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System
Click for details
Bosman FT, Carneiro F, Hruban RH, Theise ND (Eds.)
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System.
4th Edition
International Agency for Research on Cancer: Lyon 2010

C15 - Esophagus:
The number attached to each tumour is the ICD-O morphology code of the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) [1] and the Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine (http://snomed.org).
/0 benign tumours
/1 unspecified, borderline or uncertain behaviour
/2 in situ carcinomas
/3 malignant tumours.

1. Fritz A, Percy C, Jack A, Shanmuragatnam K, Sobin LH, Parkin DM, Whelan S (Eds) International Classification of Diseases for Oncology. World Health Organization: Geneva 2000

Premalignant epithelial lesions
    8077/0 Squamous intraepithelial neoplasia, low grade
    8077/2 Squamous intraepithelial neoplasia (dysplasia), high grade

    8148/0 Glandular intraepithelial neoplasia, low grade
    8148/2 Glandular intraepithelial neoplasia, high grade

    8070/3 Squamous cell carcinoma, NOS
    8083/3 Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma
    8074/3 Squamous cell carcinoma, spindle cell
    8051/3 Verrucous carcinoma, NOS
    8020/3 Undifferentiated carcinoma

    8140/3 Adenocarcinoma, NOS
    8200/3 Adenoid cystic carcinoma
    8560/3 Adenosquamous carcinoma
    8430/3 Mucoepidermoid carcinoma

Neuroendocrine neoplasms
    8240/3 Neuroendocrine tumor G1 (NET G1) / Carcinoid
    8249/3 Neuroendocrine tumor G2 (NET G2)
    8246/3 Neuroendocrine carcinoma, NOS
        8013/3 Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma
        8041/3 Small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma
    8244/3 Mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinoma

    9680/3 Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), NOS
    9699/3 Extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT lymphoma)

Mesenchymal tumors
    9580/0 Granular cell tumor, NOS
    9120/0 Hemangioma, NOS
    9170/0 Lymphangioma, NOS
    8890/0 Leiomyoma, NOS
    8936/3 Gastrointestinal stromal tumor, malignant
    8890/3 Leiomyosarcoma, NOS
    8900/3 Rhabdomyosarcoma, NOS
    9040/3 Synovial sarcoma, NOS

    8720/3 Melanoma, NOS

Secondary tumours
    Secondary tumours of the oesophagus