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Table 2 Distribution of 13 ABE patients according to the type of adjacent epithelium and tumor

From: Mucin pattern reflects the origin of the adenocarcinoma in Barrett's esophagus: a retrospective clinical and laboratorial study

Characteristics
Patient Cell type (gastric or intestinal) predominance in the specialized columnar epithelium   Adenocarcinoma
   Grade of IHC IHC Type of tumor
   differentiation MUC2 MUC5AC according to mucins
1 intestinal well + - Intestinal
2 intestinal moderated - + Gastric
3 similar well - + Gastric
4 intestinal moderated + - Intestinal
5 Gastric poor - + Gastric
6 Gastric undifferentiated - - -
7 Gastric well - + Gastric
8 Intestinal poor + - Intestinal
9 Gastric poor - + Gastric
10 similar well - + Gastric
11 similar undifferentiated - - -
12 Gastric poor - + Gastric
13 Intestinal poor + - Intestinal
  1. IHC = immunohistochemistry