Esophageal Duplication Cyst in an Adult Masquerading as Submucosal Tumor

Chaudhary, Vinita; Rana, Surinder Singh; Sharma, Vishal; Sharma, Amit Raj; Nada, Ritambhra; Gupta, Rajesh; Dutta, Usha; Singh, Kartar; Bhasin, Deepak Kumar
August 2013
Endoscopic Ultrasound;Aug2013, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p165
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 35-year-old man with progressive dysphagia. Topics discussed include involvement of esophagus in gastrointestinal duplications in children, dysphagia in adults caused due to esophageal duplication cysts, and complications of esophageal duplications including hemorrhage, perforation, infection and malignant transformation.


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