One case of squamous cell carcinoma (D Fig. 13) was described as developing in the middle third of the
stomach, affected with polyps on the lesser curvature . It was noted that squamous cell carcinoma aggravates the course of tertiary syphilis of the stomach, with acid burns; it also occurs in the stomach stump and can develop from foci of ectopic, multi-layered squamous epithelium [116, 229].
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