Carcinosarcoma of the esophagus

Zia-ur-Rehman*, Inam Pal, Zubair Ahmed, Asim Qureshi

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Carcinosarcoma of the esophagus is a rare neoplasm characterized histologically by presence of carcinomatous and sarcomatous elements. Case report of carcinosarcoma of the esophagogastric junction whose morphological and immunohistochemical features makes it quite distinctive from other tumours is presented. It was an ulcerated lesion diagnosed in an elderly Afghan lady located 34 cms from the incisor teeth. The patient was a smoker.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)282-284
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Carcinosarcoma
  • Esophagus
  • Gastro esophageal junction
  • Sarcomatoid carcinoma
  • Smoking

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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