Undifferentiated carcinoma of the esophagus with rapid growth of lymph node. A case report and review of the literature.

@article{Mori2008UndifferentiatedCO,
  title={Undifferentiated carcinoma of the esophagus with rapid growth of lymph node. A case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Shozo Mori and Nobumi Tagaya and Kiyoshige Hamada and Aya Nakagawa and Tokihiko Sawada and Koichi Honma and K. K. Kubota},
  journal={Tumori},
  year={2008},
  volume={94 3},
  pages={411-5}
}
We present a case of undifferentiated carcinoma of the esophagus (UCE) treated with chemotherapy consisting of 5-fluorouracil plus nedaplatin and radiotherapy. The patient developed rapid growth of lymph nodes and died of massive hematemesis 2 months after the diagnosis. UCE is rare but highly malignant. Since there is no established treatment for UCE, its… CONTINUE READING