Pseudotumor of the Esophagus: An Unusual Complication of Esophageal Variceal Sclerotherapy

Korula, Jacob
December 1985
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1985, Vol. 80 Issue 12, p954
Academic Journal
A case of esophageal pseudotumor most likely due to a submucosal hematoma and occurring as a complication of esophageal variceal sclerotherapy is described. Resolution occurred spontaneously and did not lead to residual complications such as strictures or dysmotility. Continued, uncomplicated chronic sclerotherapy resulting in variceal obliteration was possible after the lesion resolved.


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