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Mycosis fungoides involving the cervical esophagus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8499105     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Review of the otolaryngologic literature reveals no case reports of mycosis fungoides involving the esophagus. Post-mortem studies report 12 cases of esophageal involvement in 131 autopsies of patients with mycosis fungoides. We describe a 54-year-old man with mycosis fungoides involving the larynx, hypopharynx, and esophagus. Treatment consisted of radiation to this area, with resolution of the patient's hoarseness and dysphagia. The charts of 96 patients with mycosis fungoides treated at our institution were retrospectively reviewed. Three additional cases involving the aerodigestive tract, but not the esophagus, were found. Esophageal mycosis fungoides was an incidental finding in two of seven autopsies at our institution.
M I Redleaf; W J Moran; B Gruber
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery     Volume:  119     ISSN:  0886-4470     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg.     Publication Date:  1993 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-06-30     Completed Date:  1993-06-30     Revised Date:  2006-03-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8603209     Medline TA:  Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  690-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242.
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MeSH Terms
Esophageal Neoplasms / epidemiology,  pathology,  secondary*
Hypopharyngeal Neoplasms / epidemiology,  pathology,  secondary
Laryngeal Neoplasms / epidemiology,  pathology,  secondary
Middle Aged
Mycosis Fungoides / epidemiology,  pathology*
Retrospective Studies
Sezary Syndrome / epidemiology,  pathology
Skin / pathology
Skin Neoplasms / epidemiology,  pathology*
Erratum In:
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1993 Oct;119(10):1071

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