Two unusual sites of metastases of esophageal adenocarcinoma
Gastroenterology and Hepatology from Bed to Bench,
9 March 2020
The most common sites of metastasis for esophageal cancers include the liver, lungs, and bones. We report a rare case of esophageal adenocarcinoma with metastasis to the subcutaneous perianal region as well as to the small bowel. Physicians should consider the possibility of metastasis in a patient with esophageal adenocarcinoma even after the onset of remission. It is essential to examine these patients and maintain a high index of suspicion for possible metastases. Early recognition helps in the accurate staging of the disease and enables the initiation of life-prolonging therapy and achieving meaningful palliation.
Keywords: Unusual sites, Metastases, Esophageal adenocarcinoma.
(Please cite as: Amini A, Koury E, Vaezi Z, Leathersich A, Zafar S, Chahla E. Two unusual sites of metastases of esophageal adenocarcinoma. Gastroenterol Hepatol Bed Bench 2020;13(2):184-187).
- Unusual sites
- Esophageal adenocarcinoma.
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