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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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Major Scope

  •  Minimally Invasive Surgery
  •  Thoracic Surgery
  •  Orthopaedic Surgery
  •  Bariatric Surgery
  •  Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  Neurological Surgery
  •  Pediatric Surgery
  •  Surgical Oncology


Citation: Clin Surg. 2021;6(1):3108.Case Report | Open Access

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising in an Epiphrenic Diverticulum

Costa J1 , De Michele S2 , Pagan C2 , Moccia R3 and Gorenstein L1*

Department of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, USA 2 Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, USA 3 Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, USA

*Correspondance to: Gorenstein L 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.3108


Esophageal cancer arising in an Epiphrenic Diverticulum (ED) is rare, whether or not associated with achalasia. The majority of ED develops in patients without a defined esophageal motor disorder, but they can also occur in patients with either achalasia or similar esophageal motility disorders, such as hypertensive LES syndrome (


Epiphrenic diverticulum; Achalasia; Esophageal; Gastroesophageal junction

Cite the article

Costa J, De Michele S, Pagan C, Moccia R, Gorenstein L. Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising in an Epiphrenic Diverticulum. Clin Surg. 2021; 6: 3108..

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