Esophageal papillomatosis complicated by squamous cell carcinoma in situ

J. Reynoso, R. E. Davis, W. W. Daniels, Z. T. Awad, Z. Gatalica, Charles Filipi

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We present a case of esophageal papillomatosis with underlying squamous cell carcinoma in situ. An esophageal lesion resected from a 74-year-old woman demonstrated histological findings characteristic of squamous cell papilloma (fibrovascular core and numerous finger-like projections covered with hyperplastic squamous epithelium) and severe dysplasia characteristic of squamous cell carcinoma. The relation of squamous papilloma and squamous cell carcinoma is discussed. It is suggested that esophageal squamous cell papilloma is a premalignant lesion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)345-347
Number of pages3
JournalDiseases of the Esophagus
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Gastroenterology


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