Esophageal carcinoma secondary to a chemical injury in a child

Esophageal carcinoma secondary to a chemical injury in a child

Autor Schettini, S. T. Google Scholar
Ganc, A. Google Scholar
Saba, L. Google Scholar
Instituição Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Resumo Twin sisters were clinically and endoscopically followed due to chemical injuries to the esophagus after ingestion of muriatic acid at 10 months of age. One of the girls developed esophageal carcinoma 10 years later and died after esophagectomy because of progression of the disease. Her twin sister has a severe stenosis at the distal esophagus and is waiting for surgical treatment. Malignization of a chemical injury to the esophagus in a child has not yet been described in the literature, emphasizing the role of endoscopic follow-up with periodic biopsies.
Palavra-chave esophagus
chemical injury
carcinoma
Idioma Inglês
Data de publicação 1998-09-01
Publicado em Pediatric Surgery International. New York: Springer Verlag, v. 13, n. 7, p. 519-520, 1998.
ISSN 0179-0358 (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Publicador Springer
Extensão 519-520
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s003830050388
Direito de acesso Acesso restrito
Tipo Artigo
Web of Science WOS:000075878400015
Endereço permanente http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/25946

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