A Case of Esophageal Squamous Cell Cancer in an Endoscopically Normal Esophagus

Ruben Khan, Mohamed Sultan, Fuad Maufa, Nadim Haddad


Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) has traditionally been detected in the later stages of disease which requires aggressive treatment. Newer endoscopic methods have allowed gastroenterologists to detect ESCC lesions and start treatment earlier with the hope to avoid more difficult treatments such as esophagectomy, chemotherapy and radiation. This report follows a patient from detection of ESCC through successful treatment of the ESCC lesions.

J Med Cases. 2014;5(4):224-226
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/jmc1724w


Radiofrequency ablation; Esophagus; Endoscopy; Chromoendoscopy

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