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Table 1 Three reported cases of surgical resection of carcinosarcoma of the Ampulla of Vater

From: Carcinosarcoma of the ampulla of Vater: a case report and literature review

Author

Year

Sex

Age

Chief complaint

Pathological findings

Operation

Lymph node metastasis

Prognosis

Kench [6]

1997

F

46

Melena, lassitude, dyspnea, hypotension

Adenocarcinoma cells, squamous carcinoma cells and spindle-type sarcoma cells (so-called)

PD

N+

Died (POD 240 due to liver metastasis)

Kijima [7]

1999

M

46

Jaundice, liver dysfunction

Adenocarcinoma cells and spindle-type sarcoma cells (so-called)

PD

Unknown

Unknown

Present case

2015

M

73

Jaundice

Adenocarcinoma cells and spindle-type sarcoma cells (so-called)

PD

Nāˆ’

Alive (POM 5)