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Suffering from Barrett's esophagus, have severe dysphagia, CT scan showed moderate thickening of distal esophagus. Chances of adenocarcinoma?

I ve had Barett s Esophagus for 2 years, and now I ve been experiencing dysphagia for the past 6 months. Solid foods only, but it s getting worse. At first only certain foods. Now, a lot more. CT scan shows mild to moderate thickening of distal esophagus. Going for a barium esophagram next week and an endoscopy in 2. How great a chance for adenocarcinoma?
Asked On : Mon, 25 Jun 2012
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Hi , in my opinion baretts oesophagus is a premalignant condition.
As you are suffering from this condition from 2 years and now your are having dysphagia, I have a strong suspicion for malignancy of about 50% to 60%.
Endoscopy and biopsy will confirm the diagnosis.
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