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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schauer, M; Theisen, J 
Title:
The diagnostic challenge of mediastinal sarcoidosis accompanying esophageal cancer. 
Abstract:
The primary staging of an oesophageal cancer can be difficult, if accompanied by sarcoidosis. In these patients endosonography, CT and PET may not be sufficient for staging purposes concerning lymph node and distant metastases. In these special cases operative biopsies of enlarged lymph nodes and unclear pulmonary nodules have to be obtained. In connection with the radiographic examinations the histopathological results of the biopsies contribute to further precise staging and help to decide on...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
World J Surg Oncol 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
Pages contribution:
15 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik