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ABSTRACT: Esophageal metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is extremely rare; it was not serially followed-up by endoscopy.
Our purpose was to report the endoscopic findings according to the progression of esophageal metastatic HCC.
In the review of the cases, submucosal tumor or polypoid mass were the most common endoscopic findings, and the locations of esophageal metastatic tumors are variable. The tumors had progressed from a submucosal mass to a polypoid mass in the current case.
Small number of cases.
The endoscopic findings of esophageal metastasis of HCC may be changed from submucosal mass to polypoid mass.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy 08/2008; 68(1):155-9. · 6.71 Impact Factor