Clinical manifestation of esophageal carcinosarcoma: a Taiwan experience.

  title={Clinical manifestation of esophageal carcinosarcoma: a Taiwan experience.},
  author={C-J Kuo and T-N Lin and Chung Jung Lin and R Wu and Hsien-Kun Chang and Y-Y Chu and J-M Lien and M Su and C-T Chiu},
  journal={Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus},
  volume={23 2},
Carcinosarcoma of the esophagus is a rare neoplasm with both carcinomatous and sarcomatous components. This study aimed to investigate its clinicopathologic features and endoscopic characteristics. The data of patients diagnosed to have esophageal carcinosarcoma pathologically in the past 30 years (January 1976-December 2007) were reviewed. Of 3318 cases of esophageal malignancy, 12 were diagnosed as esophageal carcinosarcoma, with an incidence of 0.36%. All of the cases were male with a mean… CONTINUE READING


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