Answer: Manipulative Procedures Example 12

11/18/91

Esophagoscopy & Bronchoscopy:

Constricting, friable area of esophagus at 27 cm. Bx taken. Larynx, pharynx, trachea, carina and (R) bronchus-normal. Dx: Carcinoma of esophagus.

Comments:

In this and previous reports, the diagnostic statement is based on a clinical impression. As part of most endoscopic examinations, one or more biopsies will be taken to confirm or negate this impression

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