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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2016, Article ID 8121493, 4 pages
Case Report

Breast Metastasis in Esophagus Cancer: Literature Review and Report on a Case

Department of General Surgery, Al-Mouwasat University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Damascus University, 5371 Damascus, Syria

Received 8 March 2016; Revised 2 May 2016; Accepted 11 May 2016

Academic Editor: Oded Olsha

Copyright © 2016 Abdulaziz Ghibour and Osama Shaheen. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Esophagus cancer metastases often involve locoregional lymph nodes, lung, bone, liver, and brain. Metastatic involvement of the breast from esophagus cancer is uncommon, but if it happened, it usually presents as a part of multiple organ distal metastases. Here we report a case of the largest metastatic esophagus cancer of the breast and the chest wall, and we review the similar reported cases.