What is the name of the cell?
B. Leydig cell
C. Peg cell
D. Signet ring cell
Signet ring cells are most frequently associated with
A. Colon cancer
B. Prostate cancer
C. Stomach cancer
D. Ovarian cancer
Signet ring cells are most frequently associated with stomach cancer.
Signet ring cells resemble signet rings -contain a large amount of mucin, which pushes the nucleus to the cell periphery.
Significant number of signet ring cells- associated with a worse prognosis.
Since the publication of the WHO classification of gastric cancers in 1990, signet-ring cell adenocarcinoma constitutes one specific histotype.