Carcinoma of the Esophagus (Contemporary Issues in Cancer by Sheila C. Rankin

By Sheila C. Rankin

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Signet ring cell carcinoma is rare [43]. Very rarely, CLE-associated adenocarcinoma may have foci of admixed choriocarcinoma [44,45]. Small cell carcinoma This accounts for approximately 1% of primary esophageal carcinomas [46]. It has a similar appearance to the more common pulmonary tumor and is highly aggressive. 7 Invasive adenocarcinoma. (a) Well-differentiated adenocarcinoma composed of infiltrating glands with mild cytological atypia. (b) Poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma composed of sheets of cells without gland formation.

5% solution and sprayed directly onto the mucosa. While it has been extensively used to detect dysplasia and flat lesions during colonoscopy [29,30,31], there are relatively little data relating to esophageal cancer. In combination with magnification endoscopy (see p. 34), it may be useful in differentiating HGIN from nondysplastic Barrett’s [32]. Outstanding issues with chromoendoscopy include the lack of uniformity in the method, concentration of the stain, and classification of staining patterns, making it difficult to compare reported studies.

Mucosal iodine staining improves endoscopic visualization of squamous dysplasia and squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus in Linxian, China. Cancer, 83 (1998), 220–31. 16. R. Fagundes, S. G. S. de Barros, A. C. K. Putten, et al. Occult dysplasia is disclosed by Lugol chromoendoscopy in alcoholics at high risk for squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus. Endoscopy, 31 (1999), 281–5. 17. V. Meyer, P. Burtin, B. Bour, et al. Endoscopic detection of early esophageal cancer in a high-risk population: does Lugol staining improve videoendoscopy?

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