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Rare disease
Metachronous adenocarcinoma in a gastric tube after radical surgery for oesophageal cancer
  1. Justyna Izabela Zygoń1,2,
  2. Jarosław Skokowski1,
  3. Jacek Zieliński1,
  4. Kamil Drucis1,
  5. Katarzyna Golabek-Dropiewska1
  1. 1Medical University of Gdańsk, Department of Surgical Oncology, Dębinki Street 7, Gdańsk, 80-211, Poland
  2. 2Regional Center of Oncology in Gdynia, Department of Surgical Oncology, Powstania Styczniowego 1 Street, Gdynia, 81-519, Poland
  1. Correspondence to Katarzyna Golabek-Dropiewska, ottoll{at}o2.pl

Summary

In recent years the prognosis for oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma patients has improved. Together with this improvement, the occurrence of second primary carcinoma, especially gastric carcinoma, in tubes constructed from the stomach after oesophagectomy must be taken into account. We report a case of a patient who had this clinical presentation, which was revealed not in the normal follow-up, but in a consecutive operation carried out because of an anastomotic problem.

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  • Competing interests: None.

  • Patient consent: Patient/guardian consent was obtained for publication.

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