ecancermedicalscience

Case Report

Primary adenocarcinoma of the upper oesophagus

2 May 2013
Yash P Verma, Ashok K Chauhan, Rajiv Sen

Upper oesophageal adenocarcinoma is a rare malignancy that occurs in the ectopic gastric mucosa, in the upper part of the oesophagus. Only 29 cases so far have been reported. We report the 30th case in a 50-year-old Asian female presenting with difficulty in swallowing.