Oesophageal cancer

Case contributed by Dr Mayur Vira


Six months of dysphagia.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

Barium swallow

Narrowing and irregularity with hold-up of contrast noted in the mid thoracic  esophagus.

Endoscopic biopsy confirmed moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma 25 cm from the upper incisors.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of oesophageal cancer on barium swallow. Pathology confirmed squamous cell carcinoma. 

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Case information

rID: 30522
Published: 17th Aug 2014
Last edited: 14th Sep 2015
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