Distal esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Case contributed by Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Diagnosis almost certain


Chest pain and dyspepsia.

Patient Data

Age: 90 years
Gender: Male

Narrowing with irregularity is seen at the distal half of the esophagus, suggestive of tumoral infiltration.

Increased esophageal wall thickness is seen at the lower thoracic segment. The length of the involved part is 60 mm.

Several subpleural nodules are seen in both sides. The largest one is 8 mm in diameter and is located in the lateral segment of RML. A subsegmental consolidation is also present in the medial segment of RML.

Case Discussion

Esophageal wall thickening; pathology proved squamous cell carcinoma.

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