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Carcinoma of esophagus

Disease definition

Esophageal carcinoma (EC) is a tumor arising in the epithelial cells lining the esophagus and can be divided into two subtypes: esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) and esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) (see these terms).

ORPHA:70482

  • Synonym(s):
    • Esophageal carcinoma
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0152018
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10030155

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