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Adenocarcinoma of esophagus

Disease definition

Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) is a sub-type of esophageal carcinoma (EC; see this term) affecting the glandular cells of the lower esophagus at the junction with the stomach.

ORPHA:99976

  • Synonym(s):
    • Esophageal adenocarcinoma
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: C15.2  C15.5
  • OMIM: 614266
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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