Lymph node metastasis of an esophageal cancer behind the thoracic descending aorta

Lymph node metastasis of an esophageal cancer behind the thoracic descending aorta in the left pleural cavity is a rare form of tumor spreading that has not been reported in the English literature, to our knowledge. We report three patients who had this form of lymph node metastasis. Preoperative computed tomography (CT) scans of the chest could detect this… CONTINUE READING