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Esophageal Carcinoma
Carol C. Wu, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)
            • Definitions

              • Primary esophageal malignancy
                • SCC and adenocarcinoma

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • MR Findings

                    • Ultrasonographic Findings

                      • Imaging Recommendations

                        • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                            PATHOLOGY

                            • General Features

                              • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                                  • Presentation

                                    • Demographics

                                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                                        • Treatment

                                          DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                          • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                            Selected References

                                            1. Hong SJ et al: New TNM staging system for esophageal cancer: what chest radiologists need to know. Radiographics. 34(6):1722-40, 2014
                                            2. van Rossum PS et al: Imaging of oesophageal cancer with FDG-PET/CT and MRI. Clin Radiol. ePub, 2014
                                            3. Krasna MJ: Radiographic and endosonographic staging in esophageal cancer. Thorac Surg Clin. 23(4):453-60, 2013
                                            4. Kwee RM: Prediction of tumor response to neoadjuvant therapy in patients with esophageal cancer with use of 18F FDG PET: a systematic review. Radiology. 254(3):707-17, 2010
                                            5. Lagergren J et al: Oesophageal cancer. BMJ. 341:c6280, 2010
                                            6. Rice TW et al: 7th edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual: esophagus and esophagogastric junction. Ann Surg Oncol. 17(7):1721-4, 2010
                                            7. Kim TJ et al: Multimodality assessment of esophageal cancer: preoperative staging and monitoring of response to therapy. Radiographics. 29(2):403-21, 2009
                                            8. Kim TJ et al: Postoperative imaging of esophageal cancer: what chest radiologists need to know. Radiographics. 27(2):409-29, 2007
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                                            KEY FACTS

                                            • Terminology

                                              • Imaging

                                                • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                  • Pathology

                                                    • Clinical Issues

                                                      TERMINOLOGY

                                                      • Abbreviations

                                                        • Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)
                                                      • Definitions

                                                        • Primary esophageal malignancy
                                                          • SCC and adenocarcinoma

                                                      IMAGING

                                                      • General Features

                                                        • Radiographic Findings

                                                          • CT Findings

                                                            • MR Findings

                                                              • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                                • Imaging Recommendations

                                                                  • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                                                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                      PATHOLOGY

                                                                      • General Features

                                                                        • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                            • Presentation

                                                                              • Demographics

                                                                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                                  • Treatment

                                                                                    DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                    • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                      Selected References

                                                                                      1. Hong SJ et al: New TNM staging system for esophageal cancer: what chest radiologists need to know. Radiographics. 34(6):1722-40, 2014
                                                                                      2. van Rossum PS et al: Imaging of oesophageal cancer with FDG-PET/CT and MRI. Clin Radiol. ePub, 2014
                                                                                      3. Krasna MJ: Radiographic and endosonographic staging in esophageal cancer. Thorac Surg Clin. 23(4):453-60, 2013
                                                                                      4. Kwee RM: Prediction of tumor response to neoadjuvant therapy in patients with esophageal cancer with use of 18F FDG PET: a systematic review. Radiology. 254(3):707-17, 2010
                                                                                      5. Lagergren J et al: Oesophageal cancer. BMJ. 341:c6280, 2010
                                                                                      6. Rice TW et al: 7th edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual: esophagus and esophagogastric junction. Ann Surg Oncol. 17(7):1721-4, 2010
                                                                                      7. Kim TJ et al: Multimodality assessment of esophageal cancer: preoperative staging and monitoring of response to therapy. Radiographics. 29(2):403-21, 2009
                                                                                      8. Kim TJ et al: Postoperative imaging of esophageal cancer: what chest radiologists need to know. Radiographics. 27(2):409-29, 2007