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Esophageal leukoplakia - in situ squamous cell carcinoma

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A 67-year-old patient was referred by his general practitioner with recent onset of progressive dysphagia. His past medical history included hypertension and asthma treated with infrequent use of beta-agonist inhalers. Endoscopy showed an esophageal web, which was probably responsible for patient's dysphagia and "tongues" of Barrett's oesophagus. A white plaque was also seen, suggestive of leukoplakia. At the top end of the identified plaque, there was an area with cobblestone appearance. Biopsies taken from this area revealed the presence of moderate to full thickness dysplasia amounting to squamous carcinoma in situ. No invasive malignancy was identified.
Anastasios Koulaouzidis, A A Saeed, Liverpoool & Gateshead

Esophageal leukoplakia - in situ squamous cell carcinoma

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