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Adenocarcinoma arising from ectopic gastric mucosa in the cervical esophagus.
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PMID:  15577449     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ectopic (heterotopic) gastric mucosa (EGM) of the upper esophagus, referred as inlet patch, is an asymptomatic benign lesion that is often detected during endoscopic examination. Although it is considered a source of adenocarcinoma in the upper esophagus, only 17 cases of adenocarcinoma have been reported previously. We report a rare case of adenocarcinoma arising in EGM of the cervical esophagus.
Tatsuya Abe; Masao Hosokawa; Takaya Kusumi; Masanobu Kusano; Kaku Hokari; Hidetoshi Kagaya; Akihito Watanabe; Masahiro Fujita; Shigeyuki Sasaki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of clinical oncology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1537-453X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Clin. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2004 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-12-03     Completed Date:  2005-04-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8207754     Medline TA:  Am J Clin Oncol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  644-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Keiyukai Sapporo Hospital, Sapporo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / diagnosis*
Choristoma / diagnosis*
Esophageal Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Gastric Mucosa*
Middle Aged

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