Undifferentiated carcinoma of esophagus

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Undifferentiated carcinoma of esophagus

Synonyms: Undifferentiated esophageal carcinoma

A rare aggressive malignant epithelial carcinoma of the esophagus characterized macroscopically by an exophytic mass with central ulceration located on the esophagus and histologically by a sheet-like growth of neoplastic cells without significant glandular squamous or neuroendocrine differentiation. Patients may present with progressive dysphagia long-standing history of gastroesophageal reflux weight loss anemia abdominal or chest pain/pressure dyspnea and/or hematemesis. Presence or history of Barrett esophagus is frequently associated.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version October 2023.

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