Unique cancer called histiocytosis operated by team of doctors at Chennai

Dec 26, 2013 19:17 IST

Team of Doctors at Chennai performed a surgery on unique cancer called Histiocytosis found in the patient’s food pipe and stomach and removed it on the third week of December 2013. The Histiocytosis is generally believed to affect the blood cells and is found in the nasal region of the person.

image The cancer escaped several endoscopic and laparoscopic biopsies and finally team of doctors from the surgical gastroenterology department at the Government General Hospital, Chennai operated the patient and put the tissues under the microscope, it showed up as Histiocytosis of the esophagus and stomach.

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The diagnosis and treatment would soon be published in a medical journal as a rare case in medical history.

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