Table 1

Clinical data on the 15 cases of ACC of the esophagus reported in China
Ages 42-70 (60.4 ±6.6)
Sex(male : female) 11 : 4
Location Cervical: 1 Up-thoracic: 0 Mid-thoracic: 8 Low-thoracic: 6
Macroscopic appearance Protruding: 10 Ulcerative: 5
Biopsy result
Adenoid cystic carcinoma 1
Squamous cell carcinoma 10
Leiomyomata 2
Unknown 1 (Misdiagnosed as upper esophageal sphincter achalasia)
Adenocarcinoma 1
Treatment
Surgery 14
Chemoradiotherapy 1 (Preoperative brain metastasis)
Depth of invasion (Surgical cases)
Lamina propria 2
Submucosa 7
Muscularis propria 1
Adventitia 4
Metastasis to lymph nodes (Surgical cases)
LN positive 0
LN negtive 14

Guo et al.

Guo et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2012 7:179   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-7-179

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