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Synovial sarcoma of the esophagus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8986996     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 14-year-old girl presented with dysphagia and weight loss. Barium swallow, computed tomography, and endoscopy showed a polypoid intraluminal mass in the cervical esophagus. The tumor was locally resected and postoperative chemotherapy and radiotherapy were administered. Histological examination of the surgical specimen established a diagnosis of synovial sarcoma. The patient remains free of discernible disease 30 months after surgery. Esophageal sarcomas are rare tumors. This appears to be the second reported case of esophageal synovial sarcoma in a child.
J Antón-Pacheco; I Cano; J Cuadros; A Vilariño; F Berchi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0022-3468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1996 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-04-09     Completed Date:  1997-04-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1703-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Universitary Hospital of Getafe, Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Combined Modality Therapy
Disease-Free Survival
Esophageal Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology,  therapy*
Follow-Up Studies
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Sarcoma, Synovial / diagnosis,  pathology,  therapy*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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