TITLE

Successful endoscopic removal of a giant upper esophageal inflammatory fibrous polyp

AUTHOR(S)
Jie Zhang; Jian-Yu Hao; Simon Wing Heng Li; Shu-Tian Zhang
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
World Journal of Gastroenterology;11/7/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 41, p5236
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Giant esophageal inflammatory fibrous polyp (especially > 17 cm in size) is seen rarely. Endoscopic removal has been reported rarely because the procedure is technically demanding and the hemostasis is difficult to ascertain. Here, we describe a case of a giant upper esophageal inflammatory fibrous polyp that was resected successfully by endoscopy.
ACCESSION #
45308195

 

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