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Two Unusual Sites of Metastases of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma

Afshin Amini, Elliot Koury, Zahra Vaezi, Ann Leathersich, Sajid Zafar, Elie Chahla
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Abstract

Introduction: The most common sites of metastasis for esophageal cancers include the liver, lungs, and bones.Case presentation: We report a rare case of esophageal adenocarcinoma with metastasis to the subcutaneous perianal region as well as to the small bowel. Conclusion: 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 the achievement of meaningful palliation. 


Keywords

Unusual Sites, Metastases, Esophageal Adenocarcinoma

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/ghfbb.v13i2.1889