Simultaneous Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report

Iradj Maleki, Ramin Shekarriz, Anahita Nosrati, Elahe Orang


Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma is a rather common cancer in northern Iran. Incidence of adenocarcinoma of esophagus has an increasing trend in Iran. Co-existence of both cancers in one patient is very rare.

We report a middle age woman from northern Iran with a typical presentation of esophageal cancer, who was found to have a dual esophageal cancer. The disease was found in the advanced stage with pulmonary metastasis at the presentation. Palliative chemo-radiotherapy induced partial clinical response.


Esophageal Neoplasms, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Adenocarcinoma, Second Primary Neoplasm

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