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A patient with primary malignant melanoma of the esophagus who underwent esophagectomy
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Maeda, Naoaki
Koujima, Takeshi
Ohara, Toshiaki
Tanabe, Shunsuke
Sakurama, Kazuhumi
Abstract
 We report the case of a 61-old-man with a primary malignant melanoma of the esophagus, an extremely rare and highly aggressive malignancy. He presented with dysphagia, and we performed an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy that detected a tumor in the thoracic part of the esophagus. The biopsy showed malignant melanoma. PET/CT, endoscopy and an esophagogram showed that a 70-mm scaled type 2+1 tumor in the thoracic esophagus and no metastases. We diagnosed a cT3cN0cM0 cStage II tumor. We then performed a subtotal esophagectomy with two-field lymph node dissection and esophagogastrostomy via a retrosternal route. The pathological examination of the resected specimens confirmed that the type 2+1 tumor was PMME (pT2N0M0 pStage II). We administered six courses of postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy with dacarbazine, and the patient has had no recurrence for 17 months after the surgery.
Keywords
食道(esophagus)
悪性黒色腫(malignant melanoma)
Note
症例報告 (Case Reports)
Publication Title
岡山医学会雑誌
Published Date
2014-04-01
Volume
volume126
Issue
issue1
Publisher
岡山医学会
Publisher Alternative
Okayama Medical Association
Start Page
45
End Page
48
ISSN
0030-1558
NCID
AN00032489
Content Type
Journal Article
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http://www.okayama-u.ac.jp/user/oma/
OAI-PMH Set
岡山大学
language
日本語
Copyright Holders
Copyright (c) 2014 岡山医学会
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Refereed
True
DOI
Eprints Journal Name
joma
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