Extensive esophageal papillomatosis after chemoradiotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma

Wilson Siu, Graeme I Murray, Alastair McKinlay, Perminder Phull

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Abstract

A 71-year-old woman presented with dysphagia 2 years after undergoing radical chemoradiotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the cervical esophagus. Endoscopy revealed a benign esophageal stricture 20 cm from the incisors, with a 1-cm villiform mass below the stricture (A). The esophageal mass increased in size over the next 4 years, completely obstructing the lumen (B) and extending over a length of 12 cm as shown by contrast swallow (C). Examination of multiple sets of biopsy specimens failed to show any evidence of atypia, high-grade dysplasia, or invasive malignancy, but histologic analysis did show multiple polypoid fragments of squamous esophageal mucosa with the appearance of squamous cell papillomatosis (D, H&E orig.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1581-1582
Number of pages2
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy
Volume87
Issue number6
Early online date6 Dec 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2018

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