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muscularis propria

[mus-kyu-LAIR-is pro-pree-uh] the thick muscle layer that is part of the wall in most parts of the digestive tract. This is the furthest muscle layer from the center of the tube. See also colon wall.

How are gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors staged? | American ...

... the muscularis propria). T3: The tumor has grown through the
muscularis propria and into the subserosa. T4: The tumor ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gastrointestinalcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/gastrointestinal-carcinoid-tumors-staged

How is cancer of the esophagus staged?

... T2: The cancer is growing into the thick muscle layer (muscularis propria).
T3: The cancer is growing into the outer layer ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/esophaguscancer/detailedguide/esophagus-cancer-staging

How is stomach cancer staged? | American Cancer Society

... T1a: The tumor is growing into the lamina propria or muscularis mucosa. ...
T2: The tumor is growing into the muscularis propria layer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/stomachcancer/detailedguide/stomach-cancer-staging

How is colorectal cancer staged?

... T2: The cancer has grown through the submucosa and extends into
the muscularis propria (thick outer muscle layer). T3 ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-staged

How is small intestine adenocarcinoma staged?

... this muscle layer (submucosa), a thick layer of muscle that contracts to force
the contents of the intestines along (muscularis propria), and the thin ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/smallintestinecancer/detailedguide/small-intestine-cancer-staging

Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors

... muscle layer of the stomach (called the muscularis propria). T3: The tumor
has grown through the muscularis propria and into the subserosa. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003102-pdf.pdf

What is cancer of the esophagus?

... Muscularis propria: This is a thick layer of muscle under the submucosa.
It contracts in a coordinated, rhythmic way to push ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/esophaguscancer/detailedguide/esophagus-cancer-what-is-cancer-of-the-esophagus

Stomach Cancer

... Outside of this is the muscularis propria, a thick layer of muscle that moves
and ... T2: The tumor is growing into the muscularis propria layer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003141-pdf.pdf

What is bladder cancer?

... is called the lamina propria. Next is a thick layer of muscle called the
muscularis propria. Outside of this muscle, a layer ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bladdercancer/detailedguide/bladder-cancer-what-is-bladder-cancer

Esophagus Cancer

... Muscularis propria: This is a thick layer of muscle under the submucosa. ... T2:
The cancer is growing into the thick muscle layer (muscularis propria). ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003098-pdf.pdf