Esophageal sarcomatoid carcinoma presenting as a Fever with elevated serum leukocytes.

Abstract

The study presented a case of esophageal cancer presenting as intermittent fever with markedly elevated serum leukocyte and C-reactive protein. The patient's symptoms had not improved with antibiotic treatment. However, after thoracic esophagectomy, the fever faded and leukocyte serum levels rapidly normalized.

DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.07.046

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@article{Ke2014EsophagealSC, title={Esophageal sarcomatoid carcinoma presenting as a Fever with elevated serum leukocytes.}, author={Sun-Kui Ke and Hong-bing Duan and Ying-Jie Cai and Yun-peng Cao and Yuan Zhong and Chao Hu}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={2014}, volume={98 5}, pages={e123-5} }