Case Report

A case report of Synovial Sarcoma of the Esophagus

Helaleh Khoshbakht Ahmadi

Helaleh Khoshbakht Ahmadi
Iran university medical sciences. Email: Khoshbakht57@gmail.com
Online First: February 02, 2020 | Cite this Article
Khoshbakht Ahmadi, H. 2020. A case report of Synovial Sarcoma of the Esophagus. The Cancer Press 6(1): 8-16. DOI:10.15562/tcp.85


 Majority of esophageal malignancies are Adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Other histologies such as melanoma, sarcoma, and lymphoma may exist. Among the sarcomas, synovial sarcomas are a rare entity of malignant mesenchymal tumors and less than ten cases of primary synovial sarcoma of the esophagus have been reported worldwide. We report a 28 year old man with primary synovial sarcoma of esophagus that underwent surgery and chemotherapy followed by radiotherapy. He was disease - free for 4 months. He died soon afterwards due to lung metastasis. This case survived about 18 months.

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