Giant esophageal lipoma

Sandra Castro-Boix, Antoni Nadal-Guinard, Jordi Pradell-Teigell, Ramón Boqué-Genovard, Vicente Zanón-Navarro, Rafael Villalobos-Mori, Manel Armengol-Carrasco

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Abstract

Esophageal lipomas are uncommon benign tumors. The main symptom of this type of tumor is dysphagia due to esophageal obstruction. The diagnostic studies of choice are endoscopy, radiological investigation with contrast administration, computed tomography, and echoendoscopy. We present an unusual case of giant pediculated esophageal lipoma which manifested clinically with dysphagia. Management was surgical.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)337-338
JournalCirugia Espanola
Volume80
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006

Keywords

  • Endoscopy
  • Esophagus
  • Lipoma
  • Upper gastrointestinal tract

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