Solitary splenic metastasis from esophageal cancer is so rare that such an occurrence in our Japanese patient should be reported. In a 58-year-old Japanese man we detected a solitary splenic tumor by abdominal computed tomography done 6 months after he had undergone an esophagectomy. Transarterial embolization of the splenic artery was without effect. A splenectomy was then done and histological examination of the resected specimen revealed squamous cell carcinoma derived from the esophageal carcinoma.
|出版ステータス||出版済み - 9 2003|
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