TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Korula, Jacob
PUB. DATE
December 1985
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1985, Vol. 80 Issue 12, p954
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
16340815

 

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