Malignant extrarenal rhabdoid tumour (MERT) of the gastrointestinal tract is rarely reported in the literature. This report describes the clinical and pathological features of a malignant rhabdoid tumour of the oesophagus in a Chinese man. Ivor-Lewis oesophagectomy had been performed. The tumour behaved aggressively and the patient died from disseminated malignancy one year later. This is only the second case report of a malignant rhabdoid tumour affecting the oesophagus.
- rhabdoid tumour
- CT, computerised tomography
- MERT, malignant extrarenal rhabdoid tumour
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