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Simultaneous detection of esophageal and gastric carcinomas

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The case histories of six patients are presented where the diagnosis of carcinoma of the esophagus and the stomach was made at the same time by barium studies. The clinical history was elusive in two patients. In four of the six patients, histological proof of squamous carcinoma of the esophagus and adenocarcinoma of the stomach was obtained, but in the other two biopsy of the gastric lesion was not possible because of the extensive esophageal cancer.

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van Gelderen, W.F.C. Simultaneous detection of esophageal and gastric carcinomas. Abdom Imaging 20, 299–301 (1995). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00203357

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Key words

  • Esophagus, carcinoma
  • Stomach
  • neoplasm-Gastrointestinal tract, synchronous tumors