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Authors Fashoyin A, Hartig G, Schelman WR, Ritter M, Agni R, Gopal DV, Pfau PR, Weiss JM
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Journal Case Rep Gastrointest Med Volume: 2012 Pages: 826246
Publish Date 2012
PubMed ID 23304576
PMC ID 3529900

Adenocarcinoma of the cervical esophagus is a rare tumor, in comparison to adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus which is on the rise and is often associated with Barrett’s esophagus. We present a case of aggressive cervical esophageal adenocarcinoma in a 46-year-old female with no endoscopic or histopathologic evidence of Barrett’s esophagus. We discuss the possible etiology of this tumor and review the treatment options, highlighting the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to the management of this rare disease.

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