Metastasis to the esophagus from primary adenocarcinoma of the lung

Metastasis to the esophagus is a rare event that can occur by direct infiltration of malignancies from nearby organs or, more infrequently, via lymphatic or hematogenous spread. We reviewed the hospital charts of a patient presenting with dysphagia in whom a distant metastasis to the esophagus from a primary lung adenocarcinoma was documented. A review of… (More)