Esophageal cancer

Case contributed by 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 esophageal cancer on barium swallow. Pathology confirmed squamous cell carcinoma. 

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