oa Central African Journal of Medicine - The histopathology of carcinoma of the stomach in Zimbabwe

Volume 34, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



The histology of one hundred and seventy-six carcinoma of the stomach is presented using the lauren classification. The intestinal type was the most common type in both sexes and all age groups except the 10-19 years age group where the only three cases seen had the diffuse type of carcinoma. The diffuse type of carcinoma was seen to have a younger mean age than the intestinal type by about five years.

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