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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 236-238

Synchronous squamous cell carcinoma of lung and adenocarcinoma of esophagus in a patient with progressive systemic sclerosis: A case report and review of literature


Department of Radiotherapy, Sanjay Gandhi Post-graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Tamojit Chaudhuri
Department of Radiotherapy, Sanjay Gandhi Post-graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow - 226 014
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-0513.106276

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We report an extremely rare case of synchronous metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of lung and adenocarcinoma of esophagus in a 32-year -old, non-smoker, Asian male with progressive systemic sclerosis. The short history and rapid progression of both the malignancies and systemic sclerosis in our patient suggested the possibility that systemic sclerosis may represent a systemic manifestation of malignancy.


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