Open Access Case Report Article ID: ACG-6-180

    Carcinoma cuniculatum of the esophagus-diagnostic and treatment dilemma

    Matheus Falasa, Alexander Ayzengart, Michael Walters, Xiuli Liu and Olusola Oduntan*

    Carcinoma cuniculatum is a rare variant of well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus, with fewer than twenty cases reported in the literature [1]. Diagnosis is often delayed due to failure of endoscopic biopsies to yield a definitive tissue diagnosis. We present the case of a patient with carcinoma cuniculatum of the esophagus who was misdiagnosed as achalasia, and consequently did not undergo surgical resection of the malignancy for nine months.


    Published on: Aug 13, 2020 Pages: 57-59

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000080
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