The specimen consists of lower end of oesophagus and a portion of the gastric cardia. There is a
plaque-like tumour present at the gastro-oesophageal junction, this measures 2.3 cm in length and
comprises approximately 80% of the mucosal surface of the junction. Histologically the tumour
was found to be an adenocarcinoma of the intestinal type with transmural invasion of the stomach
and lateral extension into the oesophageal mucosa.