Il leiomioma dell'esofago

Translated title of the contribution: Leiomyoma of the esophagus

A. De Medici, A. Venegoni, F. Torello Viera

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Abstract

A case of esophageal leiomyoma observed at the Departement of Surgery II, San Matteo Polyclinic, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy, is reported. Leiomyoma is the commonest benign tumor of esophagus although its occurrence is fairly uncommon. The typical pathological pictures and the great impact of endoscopic ultrasonography in confirming the diagnosis of esophageal leiomyoma are described. The diagnostic problems and differential diagnosis are underlined and the conservative surgical treatment, particularly the enucleation, is suggested as the treatment of chioce.

Translated title of the contributionLeiomyoma of the esophagus
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)171-175
Number of pages5
JournalChirurgia
Volume13
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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