Esophageal cancer complications
General complications of esophageal cancer occur in the later, and include:
1, hematemesis, hematochezia; this complication caused as a result of tumor ulceration.
2, complication due to the cancer metastasis, such as recurrent laryngeal nerve cells caused by violations of vocal cord paralysis and hoarseness; tumor suppression and violation of the trachea, bronchial irritation caused by dry cough and dyspnea; violations of the phrenic nerve, causing paralysis of diaphragm; violations of the vagus nerve, so that heart rate acceleration; violations of brachial plexus, caused by acid arm, pain, paresthesia; oppression of the superior vena cava, causing superior vena cava syndrome; liver, lung and brain cancer and other important organs, can cause jaundice, ascites, liver failure , difficulty in breathing, complications such as coma.
3, esophageal perforation: advanced esophageal cancer, in particular the type of esophageal ulcers due to tumor ulceration and severe erosion caused by perforation. Due to perforation and adjacent parts of different organs and different symptoms. Penetrating tracheal esophageal fistula caused by, arise into the anatomy of choking when eating, especially when the liquid diet in the Progressive symptoms; invasive mediastinal mediastinum can cause inflammation, the occurrence of chest tightness, chest pain, cough, fever, heart rate or speed up and interleukin Higher; wearing a lung abscess caused by lung appeared high fever, cough, cough, purulentsputum, etc.; penetrating aortic caused aortic esophageal fistula, can cause bleeding which may cause death.