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Scalp Lesion as an Initial Presentation of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Keywords: Cancer of the esophagus , Symptoms , Metastasis

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Esophageal cancer is the ninth most common malignancy.The incidence ofesophageal cancer varies greatly among regions of the world and occurs at a high frequency in Asia and northern Iran.We report the case of an 80-year-old man with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma who initially presented with a metastatic scalp lesion. Esophagoscopy was performed and a lesion was located in the mid-portion of the esophagus. Pathological and immunohistochemical studies favored the diagnosis of a metastatic scalp lesion.

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