Q) According to Borrmann's Classification of Ca stomach Type II is
Ulcerative with elevated borders
Borrmann’s classification is for advanced gastric tumors.
It is useful to distinguish between advanced and early gastric tumors because in advanced tumors neo adjuvant therapy improves over all survival.
The gross appearance of advanced gastric carcinomas can be divided into
Type I for polypoid growth or fungating
Type II foUlcerated with elevated borders
Type III for ulcerating with invasion of wall
Type IV for diffusely infiltrating growth which is also referred to as linitis plastica
Type V can not be classified