Esophageal leiomyomatosis

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CT

Circumferential wall thickening of the middle portion of the esophagus.

No exophytic soft tissue masses.

MRI

Circumferential wall thickening of the middle portion of the esophagus. 

No exophytic soft tissue masses.

Case Discussion

Esophageal leiomyomatosis is rare benign condition,which usually presents at childhood.

It is characterized by abnormal circumferential wall thickening of an esophageal segment usually distally mimicking achalasia on barium studies.

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Case information

rID: 11419
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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