The “different face” of esophageal cancer: cutaneous manifestation of visceral malignancies

Although squamous cell carcinoma is the most common type of neoplasm of the esophagus with global incidence, its early symptoms are often nonspecific as the disease
could be detected only when metastases to various organs are already presented Achalasia, Plummer–Vinson syndrome, coeliac disease, and nutritional factors are considered as the major risk factors for its occurrence. The mortality rate is high due to an advanced stage of progression of the disease or already presented metastases spread at the time of diagnosis, while treatmentrelated mortality accounts for 10.3 % Continue reading